Reports from both the Northland Inquiry Team and the Community Engagement Team continue to inform government policy and decision-making.
A cross-ministry steering committee made up of representatives from Education, Advanced Education, Human Services, Health and Indigenous Relations has been created. The steering committee’s mandate is to provide ongoing oversight and strategic guidance to the division in support of its efforts to improve its educational outcomes. Government believes there has to be a fresh approach with Northland, because what has been done in the past has met with limited success.
The department is developing a strategic plan for Northland School Division to ensure that government’s approach addresses the school division’s complex challenges.
The strategic plan will: