Special announcement: .

Strike Update:

Friday, February 21, 2020.

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), which includes Provincial Schools Authority Teachers (PSAT), announced that their members will participate in a one-day full withdrawal of services (strike action) on Friday, February 21, 2020 at a number of Ontario school boards across the province, including the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch’s provincial schools, if a tentative agreement is not reached.

All provincial schools will remain open on Friday, February 21, 2020­ however, instructional programming will be suspended. Supervised activities will be provided during the school day. All residential programs will continue.

All demonstration schools remain open and full instructional programs continue.

Mise à jour sur la grève :

Le vendredi 21 février 2020 :

La Fédération des enseignantes et des enseignants des écoles secondaires de l'Ontario (FEESO), qui comprend des enseignantes et enseignants de l’administration des écoles provinciales (PSAT), a annoncé que ses membres participeront à une journée complète de retrait de services (grève) le vendredi 21 février 2020 dans plusieurs conseils scolaires de l’Ontario si aucun accord de principe n’est conclu.

Toutes les écoles provinciales seront ouvertes le vendredi 21 février 2020, mais le programme pédagogique est mise en suspens. Des activités supervisées seront offertes durant la journée scolaire. Il n’y aura aucune interruption aux programmes résidentiels.

Toutes les écoles d’application demeurent ouvertes et les programmes pédagogiques complets sont présentés.

Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

Staff News – February 28, 2019

Date: February 28, 2019 | Categories: provincial and demonstration schools branch | Tags: staff news

Sent on behalf of June Rogers, Executive Director, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

Hello everyone, I am pleased to announce that Andrea Akweter is now on board for a one year temporary assignment as Senior Procurement Advisor. Andrea joined the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch (PDSB) Corporate Business Unit in Milton on February 18, 2019.

Andrea has been with the Ontario Public Service since 2016, with her last role as a Client Service Representative with the Ministry of Labour. Andrea holds a Bachelor’s degree with honours in Public Health and holds a Statistical Analysis Software and Biostatistics Certificate from Brock University.

Andrea’s exceptional customer service skills, strong project management and program development skills and knowledge using six sigma and LEAN methodologies will be a great asset for the branch.

Please join me and the PDSB Business Unit in extending Andrea a very warm welcome!