Decision-making

  • No. These changes will empower teachers, principals and parents by giving them a greater voice about priorities for their schools.
  • For principals, these changes will mean greater autonomy and independence to be the instructional leaders our education system needs.
  • Educators will be able to select textbooks and learning materials to best support their teaching needs.
  • Classroom teachers will have more input on curriculum through staff exchanges with the department.
  • Parents will have a stronger voice through enhanced School Advisory Councils (SACs).
  • Regional offices will remain in place.
  • Regional offices will remain in place.
  • Local decisions like snow days will be made locally by regional offices.