In the present day, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Training, issued the next assertion to mark the start of the 2022-23 faculty yr:
“This new faculty yr marks the start of a return to a standard faculty expertise with college students in school rooms, for the total faculty yr, with the total faculty expertise. That implies that after two years of pandemic disruptions, college students are again in regular, pleasing faculty settings, together with extracurriculars like sports activities and subject journeys that we all know are so essential to scholar success.
As a part of our Plan to Catch Up, we’re offering college students with expanded tutoring and psychological well being helps and getting ready them with the abilities for the roles of tomorrow. We’re emphasizing STEM studying and the expert trades, instructing college students our model new math and science curriculum that features ideas of budgeting, credit score and different actual world purposes.
I’m totally dedicated to a secure return to class with out disruption by way of to the top of June. By working collectively, we may help Ontario college students proceed to study in-person for the complete faculty yr, compensate for their research, and benefit from the regular faculty expertise that college students deserve.
To all college students, households and workers – welcome again and thanks on your continued onerous work!”