August 30, 2022 – Government of PEI: Students, families, teachers and staff should plan for a near-normal return to school this year as K-12 public school starts on September 7, 2022 There have been 40 new frontline staff hired for this school year through a $2 million government investment into Island schools.
The province is committing an additional $1.7 million this year for 34 new positions to support academic achievement, social-emotional learning, and class composition due to complex student needs.
“We are excited to welcome everyone back to school! We have listened to the needs of our school communities and are adding additional resources to support our students and staff,” says Minister of Education and Lifelong Learning Natalie Jameson.
“The past three years have been challenging, so as we move in to the 2022/23 school year, our aim is to set our students up for success both emotionally and academically.”
As part of the return to school in September, students can expect to see adventure-based learning opportunities, added resources such as free school supplies for K-9, new equipment for our trades classes and added supports to address both academic and behavioral needs.
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