September 25, 2013
The Northeastern Catholic District School Board's
O’Gorman High School (Timmins) is being profiled in the Education Quality and Accountability Office’s (EQAO’s)
Provincial Secondary School Report, released today, for its committed efforts and success improving student achievement.
Fourteen secondary schools across the province are being profiled this year. Each has been identified because of the notable improvement in its EQAO results over time. Each school team has shared how EQAO and other data have been used to guide instructional programs, which in turn have helped improve the literacy and numeracy skills of students.
"I believe it is extremely important that all teachers have the opportunity to engage in dialogue about our data so that it becomes a whole-school, collective responsibility."
—Darren Berthier, Principal, O’Gorman High School
"The schools being profiled this year are being recognized for their success improving student learning and for their effective use of EQAO data to help guide their reflective practice. Their remarkable outcomes are a testament to how good information in the hands of dedicated professionals can be a winning combination for supporting student achievement. These school stories will no doubt serve to inspire other schools across the province."
— Bruce Rodrigues, Chief Executive Officer, EQAO
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