PS News

Reports on recent College activities and a selection of announcements, events and initiatives in the wider education community


Bring a buddy

Grade 1 teachers can use a free safety-tips package to teach students the importance of never venturing anywhere alone. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection program, Billy Brings His Buddies, includes a lesson plan and the web site (with online games and downloadable activities).

think before you click

The centre is providing 11,000 Buddy System Safety Kits to schools across the country, also available at Educators. “Teaching children to incorporate personal safety strategies into their daily lives reduces their risk of victimization,” says Lianna McDonald, the centre’s Executive Director.