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2018

Debra D. Kerby named President & CEO of The Learning Partnership

The Learning Partnership’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Debra D. Kerby as President & CEO, effective January 7, 2019.
December 12, 2018

Learning to Code: Perceptions of coding education in Canada from students and working professionals

There is a sizable gap in male and female students’ self-perceptions of coding competencies, according to a recent report by The Learning Partnership that analyzed Canadian secondary and post-secondary student attitudes toward coding.
December 03, 2018

Electronic Arts gives Coding Quest students a chance to learn from the pros

Through a new collaboration between The Learning Partnership and Electronic Arts, students in British Columbia will have an opportunity to further their coding abilities while they learn to problem-solve, apply critical thinking and collaborate to build video games in their classrooms.
November 05, 2018

Capital One partners with The Learning Partnership to bring innovation through coding to classrooms across Canada

The Learning Partnership is proud to announce our exciting partnership with Capital One in support of student achievement through coding education. The generous funding received from Capital One will enable The Learning Partnership to continue to deliver valuable and impactful programming through Coding Quest in schools across Canada at no cost to students.
October 15, 2018

Coding Quest summer program

Over 110 students gathered at David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute in Toronto, this July, to learn new skills, connect with friends, and partake in a Coding Quest summer pilot program.
August 02, 2018

Student entrepreneurs recognized in 2018 BMO National Student Innovation Awards

Twelve classrooms in Calgary, Ottawa, York Region, Toronto and Fredericton were recognized in the 2018 BMO National Student Innovation Awards for their exemplary business ventures, demonstrating originality, enterprising spirit, teamwork, and school and community impact. Judges’ Choice Awards were also given to the classroom ventures that best demonstrated all of these criteria.
June 13, 2018

The Learning Partnership celebrates Champions of Public Education

On May 31, the Oasis Skateboard Factory, an alternative school design program in Toronto, and TD Bank Group joined the ranks of former Premiers, Prime Ministers and CEOs as they were inducted into The Learning Partnership’s Champions of Public Education Hall of Fame.
May 31, 2018

Forty leaders honoured as Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2018

The Learning Partnership honoured 40 outstanding Canadian principals tonight at an unforgettable gala event. Honourees from across Canada were recognized for their contributions to public education.
February 27, 2018

Coding Quest receives funding from Government of Canada’s CanCode program

The Learning Partnership is proud to receive funding from the Government of Canada’s CanCode program, which aims to invest in support of initiatives providing educational opportunities for coding and digital skills development to Canadian youth from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
January 22, 2018