Quebec offering $150 million for tablets, laptops for fall lessons

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The Quebec authorities introduced it can present $150 million in funding to high school service centres to fill up on new digital and laptop tools for the following college yr.

Jean-François Roberge, Quebec’s minister of schooling, made the announcement Sunday.

The schooling ministry stated an information assortment abstract carried out within the spring revealed almost 80,000 college students do not need entry to the technological instruments wanted to proceed their schooling on-line.

The federal government estimates the funding will permit college servicecentresto accumulate a minimal of 200,000 tablets and laptops. The funds can even permit college service centres to profit from coaching and help for varsity employees.

Nonetheless, college service centres should make their wants recognized to the schooling ministry by June 19.

“Let’s be clear: We’re engaged on a back-to-school season for all Quebec college students subsequent September, and we’re assured that we’ll succeed,” Roberge stated.