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Posted On Thursday, November 19, 2020
Posted On Thursday, November 05, 2020

2020_11_02-ElevateandExpand The Durham Black Educators’ Network launched a pilot tutoring program to support students who self-identify as Black
Students and staff had to get used to a new way of engaging and learning at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Durham Black Educators’ Network (DBEN) noticed that this was not an easy transition for some students.
DBEN was offered funding from Durham District School Board’s (DDSB) Student Success team to develop a pilot virtual...

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Posted On Monday, November 02, 2020

DDSB Appoints Norah Marsh as Director of Education
The Board of Trustees have appointed Norah Marsh as the next Director of Education for the Durham District School Board.
Ms. Marsh is an innovative change agent with thirteen years...

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Posted On Monday, November 02, 2020

The Durham District School Board (DDSB) has reached renewed collective agreements with Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) Professional Student Services Personnel (PSSP) and Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECE) bargaining units.
The DDSB ratified both agreements at a Special Board Meeting on November 2, 2020, while PSSP and DECE reached ratification of their agreements respectively on...

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Posted On Thursday, October 29, 2020

20181004_232538500_iOS MEND and DDSB celebrated Islamic Heritage Month with virtual community events
In Canada, the month of October is known as Islamic Heritage Month. To celebrate the valuable contributions made by Muslim people in Canada, the Muslim Educators’ Network of Durham (MEND) hosted a series of virtual community events that spanned the entire month.
“This year’s theme is Elevating Voices. A real sense of reclaiming voices was important, not only...

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