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Two Virtual Events – Two Amazing Plenary Speakers / Deux événements virtuels – deux conférenciers extraordinaires en plénière

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***Version française au bas de la page*** Don’t Miss the Opening Plenary Sessions Please share this information with anyone at your school board who may be interested in participating. Event 1 – October 19-21, 2021 What to expect? Various webinars for school board staff interested in learning more about OSBIE, the business of insurance, claims and loss control. ALL sessions…

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Virtual Conference – Managing Risk in a School Environment / Conférence – Gestion du risque en milieu scolaire

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***Version française au bas de la page*** Registration Now Open! What to expect? A host of webinars offering professional development for NEW Ontario K-12 School Principals, Vice-Principals and Superintendents. About: New to your role as an Ontario school Principal, Vice-Principal or Superintendent of Education? Join us as we offer complimentary sessions for newly appointed school leaders to: Gain knowledge around…

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Supervision considerations during COVID-19 / Considérations relatives à la surveillance pendant la COVID 19

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***Version française en bas de la page*** Courts have defined ”adequate supervision” as a product of many variables and can be provided by school board staff including occasional or substitute teachers or volunteers. It is important to remember the “standard” of supervision is constantly evolving and will be based on different combinations of the variables below. We want to remind…

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COVID-19 Considerations for Physical Activity/ COVID 19 Considérations relatives à l’éducation physique

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***Version française en bas de la page*** One important resource we direct our members to is the Ontario Physical Activity Standards in Education (OPASSE), managed by Ophea. To increase risk awareness and promote best practices for schools during the COVID-19 pandemic we wanted to share the following supplemental information that has been developed: COVID-19 Considerations for Physical Activity  (Updated September…

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OSBIE’s Virtual Risk Management Seminar – Register NOW! / Séminaire virtuel de l’OSBIE sur la gestion des risques

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OSBIE’s Virtual Risk Management Seminar – Register NOW! Past, Present to Innovation October 19-21, 2021  ***Version française au bas de la page*** WHAT TO EXPECT? Various webinars for school board staff interested in learning more about OSBIE, the business of insurance, claims and loss control. ALL sessions are offered at no charge for OSBIE Members. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? OSBIE Board…

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Fall Risk Management Checklist / Liste de contrôle pour la gestion des risques

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***Version française au bas de la page*** Ontario schools and school boards have been working hard to put COVID-19 policies and procedures in place with guidance from various education and public health agencies. Top of mind for many may be the impacts of COVID-19. This is of great importance and adhering to the established local Public Health Unit’s protocols will…

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Federal Election Day is September 20 / Le jour de l’élection fédérale est le 20 septembre

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***Version française au bas de la page*** To help us continually improve OSBIE communications, please click on the “update your preferences” link at the bottom of the email to update your profile. Pour nous aider à améliorer continuellement les communications d’OSBIE, veuillez cliquer sur le bouton « update your preferences » à la fin du courriel pour mettre à jour votre profil….

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Incident Report System Updates / Mises à jour du système de rapports d’incident

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***Version française au bas de la page*** WELCOME BACK! As Ontario schools prepare for another, yet different, start to the school year, we would like to send a reminder about the continued importance of reporting incidents of student, parent, volunteer, or visitor injuries to OSBIE. OSBIE is excited to announce the changes to our Incident Reporting system, effective July 2021….

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A Year to Remember / Une année mémorable…

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***Version française au bas de la page*** As we end the 20/21 school year, things are looking promising. It appears that the world has turned a corner and while COVID-19 is not yet in our rear-view mirror we are optimistic it will be soon. This school year started out very encouraging with most boards offering some form of in-school learning….

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Summer Security Tips / Conseils de sécurité pour l’été

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***Version française au bas de la page*** As another school year is wrapping up, we want to leave our members with a few tips to keep our school’s property safe over the summer. Consider the current location of these school owned items: Computers – desktops, laptops, and tablets Handheld Devices – iPods, calculators, smart phones Audio Visual Equipment – projectors,…

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