Raising Digitally Responsible Youth: A Parent’s Guide

Technology changes every single day making it nearly impossible to keep up with it all. This Parent’s Guide to Raising Digitally Responsible Youth gives you what you need to know in 2020 to stay in the loop about the most popular applications (apps) and trends. This information will equip you to better understand your child or teen and help you relate to the digital world that they are living in.

Raising Digitally Responsible Youth: A Parent’s Guide is brought to you by Safer Schools Together and the BC Ministry of Education.

Click here to view/download the Raising Digitally Responsible Youth Guide

Mandatory Masks

The use of non-medical masks will be mandatory in all schools for students in Grades 4 through 12, staff and visitors when physical distancing of at least 2 meters is not possible. 


Further information regarding this directive will be forthcoming. The department will work with public health on advice and clarifications on exceptions to this directive prior to September 2.


The news announcement on mandatory masks can be found at https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/?archive=&item=49090


As well, the Pandemic Response System have been introduced to share the current level of risk, provide public health guidance to Manitobans and explain the range of measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  For more information please see https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/system.html.

Welcoming our Students back: Restoring safe Schools

A Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Students: What to expect when welcomed back to school