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Amendments to clarify the role of the Education Appeal Tribunal passed

Amendments to the Education Act to clarify the original intent of the legislation about the role and responsibilities of the Education Appeal Tribunal were passed in the Legislative Assembly this week.

New agency opens to serve job seekers with disabilities

The Workforce Information Network Hub opened today to provide employment services to Yukoners with disabilities. Challenge Disability Resource Group will receive more than $1 million through the Labour Market Development Agreement over the next three years to operate the new agency.

Yukon government and Yukon Francophone School Board negotiations continue

The Government of Yukon and the Yukon Francophone School Board have requested more time for the joint settlement committee and construction subcommittee to continue negotiations on outstanding issues from the court case. Both parties are satisfied with the current collaboration and wish to continue the negotiations in private.

Yukon government considers public input on Students Financial Assistance Act

Government is reviewing the What We Heard Report and considering updating the legislation to increase supports for students.

Students on school trip to France return safely to Yukon

All 10 students and 2 staff who were in France at the time of the terrorist attacks in Paris have arrived in Whitehorse. They were not in Paris at the time of the attacks.

Government of Yukon and Kluane First Nation sign new education agreement

Priorities include education programs that meet the unique needs of Kluane First Nation students, secondary school programming, language programming, student attendance, staffing, special education services and cultural awareness training for staff.

Yukon's Labour Market Information Portal launched

At an event today at the Old Fire Hall, Minister of Education Doug Graham launched a new online service designed to provide better access to labour market information.

Department of Education to review information sharing protocols

Information sharing agreements will be reviewed following a possible data breach in B.C.

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