News and Stories: Learning Category

With the amazing volunteers and partners that help us each day, we've got a lot of stories to tell!

We publish new Ottawa education-related stories each month. Follow along to learn about the great things happening in your community.

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ONFE’s Seniors in School initiative, a throwback to our beginnings

By Melissa McGurk McNeil, ONFE Director of Advancement   As 2018 comes to a close, we are reflecting on the 25th year of ONFE’s Volunteers in Education program. Did you know that this program was…

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ONFE CEO Update

Our search continues for the ideal candidate to become the next President and CEO of the Ottawa Network for Education. The Board has retained the services of Business Sherpa Group to continue our search. If…

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Forest Valley Elementary School Club Train Club Helps Children Foster Creativity

Written by Sharon Margison, volunteer Every Monday at Forest Valley Elementary School, a group of enthusiastic schoolchildren are busy training their creativity. For 45 minutes in the afternoon, members of the school’s Train Club pursue…

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Find Your Path With Math!

This blog post was written in collaboration with GAPC.   Math is all around us—not just in the classroom! There are so many ways that children and teens can informally discover and enjoy mathematics, and…

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Regina Street Alternative School’s Grandma Barb

Written by Lee-Ann Scott, Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program Director   When I arrived at Regina Street Alternative School to interview community volunteer Barb Smith, Chouy Johnston, the office administrator, pulled out a personalized “Grandma…

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ONFE’s Neighbourhood: Spotlight on Candace Enman, President of WelchGroup Consulting and Monthly Donor to ONFE

This June we’re inviting new people to ONFE’s Neighbourhood of monthly donors, and taking time to appreciate our long-standing monthly donors for their commitment to helping children and youth in Ottawa. As a part of…

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Sharing the Joy of Volunteering: Making a Difference Together

By Lee-Ann Scott, Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program Director for ONFE

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Alexa Vanveen: A Bright Light at Jockvale Public School

By Lee-Ann Scott, Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program Director for ONFE

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It’s All About Teamwork in Mrs. BW’s Kindergarten Class

By Lee-Ann Scott, Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program Director for ONFE

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‘Teacher’ Angela: Making Connections in the LINC Program

By Lee-Ann Scott, Ottawa Volunteers in Education Program Director for ONFE

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