Bianca Matthews, student at Turner Fenton Secondary School, has been selected to serve on the Minister's Student Advisory Council (MSAC) for the 2018-19 school year. Over 400 students applied to sit on the council and only 60 were selected to represent Ontario's cultural, social and geographic diversity.
Students serving on the MSAC will meet twice during their one-year term to provide input from student perspectives on the Ministry's various policies, programs and practices; provides advice and feedback on activities related to the Ministry's student engagement activities and provides feedback on student-focused communication strategies.
The student council may also form sub-committees on various topics of interests and may be invited to participate in other student forums, events or conferences to discuss student-related issues.
The council provides students with a platform to have their voices heard. It is about empowering students and provides opportunities for leadership and skills development as they learn about strategic planning and the formation of government policy, programs and practices.
To learn more, please visit http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/students/speakup/msac.html.
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