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Recruiter earning millions from Quebec school boards to bring in Chinese students

BY: LINDA GYULAI, MONTREAL GAZETTE
For years, cash-strapped Quebec school boards have approached international student enrolment as a promising revenue stream.
But it has also been lucrative for one Montrealer who has been paid millions of dollars to recruit students in China for six of the province’s nine public English-language school boards at the same time as they all compete for a piece of the international student […]


Commissions scolaires anglophones montréalaises: l’UPAC a commencé son travail

Par: michelepoupore
Voilà c’est parti.
Selon les informations divulguées sur le site de CTV News, l’UPAC a commencé son travail à la Commission scolaire English Montreal. Rappelons que les deux commissions scolaires anglophones montréalaises font l’objet d’une enquête de l’Unité permanente anti-corruption.
Les enquêteurs ont rencontré quelques membres du personnel de l’école vocationnelle internationale de la Commission scolaire English […]


UPAC questions to EMSB staff hint at details of investigation

Source: CTV News Montreal
CTV Montreal
Published Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:07PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, December 13, 2016 7:52PM EST

UPAC investigators have begun questioning staff at the international program of the English Montreal School Board.
The EMSB, along with the Lester B. Pearson School Board, is being investigated by the province’s anti-corruption squad and being audited due […]



Les programmes internationaux gérés par les commissions scolaires anglophones: un cauchemard

Par: michele poupore
Après avoir vécu une expérience malheureuse, plus précisément celle de l’abolition du conseil d’établissement sur lequel je siégeais, au moment où certains d’entre-nous tentaient de comprendre les termes du partenariat  conclu entre une organisation charitable privée l’Association Foyer-école  et notre école publique située sur le territoire de la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson, je […]


Returning Korean students recount Montreal nightmare.

By Robert Frank With files from Joel Ceausu, The Suburban
Word of Quebec’s troubled foreign student work-study programs has spread across the Pacific.
South Korean news media have reported a spate of complaints, after seven 20-year-old students recently returned home and started to speak out about what they experienced after they had paid to study in Montreal.
“EMSB Korea, […]


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Retiring EMSB Senior administrator sends note of thanks to colleagues and a poignant message to EMSB council of commissioners.

 

 
“Those brave commissioners who looked beyond position, power, and influence to serve our community; they understood that our school board should be an organization where backroom politics, favouritism, manipulation, and toeing the party line have no place. The work we do for our students is far too important for that.”
Dear Colleagues,
After thirty-eight years of dedicated […]


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Another reason why Bill 86 is needed for all school boards…..English and French.

Source: Parents for a democratic EMSB

The Governing Boards of École Royal Vale School, John Grant High School, St. Gabriel School, Vincent Massey Collegiate, Sinclair Laird Elementary School and St Monica School formally requested to be consulted on changes to parent governance. They wanted a say in how parents’ committees work. Your Council of Commissioners refused […]


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Commissions scolaires anglophones: les frontières poreuses entre le public et le privé

Source: Michèle Poupore
Trois jours après le Référendum de 1980 le PSBGM  Cultural Heritage Foundation (Protestant School Board of Greater Montreal) s’incorpore au fédéral .Des responsables bien pensants ont, semble-t-il, mis à l’abri la collection appréciable d’oeuvre d’arts appartenant à la commission scolaire publique. Dans ce processus, les biens d’un organisme public ont été déplacés dans une corporation privée. Ces […]