GPPSD Superintendant displays on previous yr of studying

GPPSD Superintendant displays on previous yr of studying

The Superintendant notes the division always does surveys with nice response charges from employees, college students and oldsters. He says they’re doing a very good job with satisfaction in skilled studying, high quality of training, excessive commencement charges, three-year highschool completion charges, and tutorial success each regionally and provincially.

McDonald says the division is wrapping up their annual training outcomes report, which can be introduced to the GPPSD Board at their assembly on January 10 for approval.

For the reason that introduction of the brand new obligatory curriculum adjustments for Okay-3 English Language Arts, Literature and Numeracy, and the Okay-6 Bodily Training and Wellness, MacDonald says employees are managing it. “The work that we’re doing this yr is simply the beginning of it, nevertheless it’s promising.”

A brand new month-to-month publication for folks with kids going to GPPSD colleges has been applied because the new curriculum to maintain guardians within the loop and updated on what the division is doing in these regards.

McDonald says academics had the selection to pilot or optionally implement the brand new curriculum; “to get a way and prepare for subsequent yr, when our expectations, is that it turns into obligatory.”

He ends the yr on a excessive observe of the “long-awaited” opening of the model new Grande Prairie Composite Excessive Faculty in the beginning of the present tutorial yr in September, saying “we’re fairly lucky on this division and group.”