Education

Independents for Sustainability
       Public education will become more personalized and practical.  The proper development of children requires attention, discipline and instruction.
 
        The goal of the new education system is to develop capable and productive students instilled with integrity and intelligence.

  
Educational Obligation
               
        Businesses are now required to reimburse degree granting institutions for 5% yearly (up to 50%) of employee’s tuition and fees accumulated during receipt of said degree.
               
        For every year a student completes at a post-secondary degree granting institution said institution will pay $500 to the High School of graduation for said student.
 
        For every year a student completes in High School said school will pay a fee of $250 to the Elementary School of said student.              
 
 
Special Needs
 
        Students identified as having special needs will attend the same schools, utilize the same curriculum and have the same expectations as all students but will enjoy an even lower student to teacher ratio and personalized support.
 
 
Elementary
 
        Elementary school is equally dedicated to the cultivation of both intelligence and character.
 
Public school schedule;
 
        Annually – The school year is divided into 3 four month terms.  Each 4 month term includes 3 months of school and 1 month of holidays.
 
1st term January 15th – May 14th
2nd term May 15th – September 14th
3rd term September 15th – January 15th
 
        Daily – The elementary school day is equally dedicated to physical activity and education.
 
                                8:00 am to 9:00 am - Breakfast and free play
 
                                9:00 am to 10:00 am - Physical Activity

Agriculture; tending gardens and greenhouse and performing landscaping duties around the school.
Athletics; sports and other recreational activities.
Community Service; neighbourhood cleanup.
 
10 am to 10:30 am - Arts and Literature 

Reading and writing
Music
Visual Arts
Drama
 
10:30 am to 11:00 am - Science

Maths
Anatomy, Biology and Chemistry.
Geography and History.
Evolution and Cosmology
 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Lunch break and free play
 
12:00 pm to 12:30 pm - Technology

Computers
Sustainability
Medical
 
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm - Character

Etiquette and speaking
Evolution
Personal Hygiene
World Issues
 
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Physical Activity

Agriculture; tending gardens and greenhouse and performing landscaping duties around the school.
Athletics; sports and other recreational activities.
Community Service; neighbourhood cleanup.
 
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Elective

Arts; band, theatre, graphic design,  
Athletics; recreational and competitive sports, outdoor education,
Science; math, computers, 
 
 3:00 to 4:00 pm - Free play, organized sports and clubs


National Universities
 
        Government institutions of learning dedicated to developing workers for jobs directly related to the welfare of the nation including farmers, renewable energy technicians and military personnel.
               
        National Universities will be funded by tuition fees paid by students and specific tax revenue.  A percentage of the tax collected from pertinent sources will directly fund to the education of workers in said field of study. 
        Fees and taxes collected from grocery stores and restaurants will go directly into agricultural education.
                 
        There will be 4 National Universities; Pacific at Kamloops serving British Columbia, Alberta and the Yukon, Western at Regina serving Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Central at Ottawa serving Ontario and Quebec and Eastern at Moncton serving New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.
 
Programs offered at National Universities;
 
Agriculture

        Farmer; responsible for the sustainable growth of produce for consumption in local markets and restaurants.
       

        Collector; responsible for the physical collection, production assessment and distribution of agricultural goods.
       

        Processor; responsible for the processing of raw food products, the sale of processed goods and the education of citizens in the art of food processing and preservation.
 
Any workers of the designations listed above are eligible to be named expert representatives on the Agricultural Accountability Commission.
 
Education

        Teacher; educational instructor for elementary and high school.  All teachers will be trained to teach all programs at all levels of elementary and secondary school.
       
        Special needs teacher; educational instruction for elementary and high school students with special needs.
        Teaching degree is required for eligibility.

        Professor; educational instructor for National Universities.
        Eligibility for professorship requires both a teaching degree, a second degree from a National University and practical experience in said field of study.

        Educational Researcher; assessment of and innovation in educational institutions and protocol.
        Professorship is required for eligibility.
 
        Any workers of the designations listed above are eligible to be named expert representatives on the Educational Accountability Commission.
 
Economy

        Employment Accountability Commissioner; Responsible for ensuring both employees and employers are meeting national standards.
 
        Any workers of the designations listed above are eligible to be named expert representatives on the Economic Accountability Commission.
 
Environment

        Steward; responsible for the physical observation and protection of the environment including natural, rural and urban locations.
        Stewards will also provide front line support for Environmental Research and Emergency Relief efforts.

        Environmental Researcher; responsible for the detailed observation and assessment of ecosystem health and the development implementation of environmental health prevention and treatment programs.
 
        Any workers of the designations listed above are eligible to be named expert representatives on the Environmental Accountability Commission.
 
Foreign Policy

        Diplomat; responsible for liaising with international governments and creating awareness of the Commonsense Government campaign for a World Community.

        Eligibility for diplomatic positions include
                 i.Speaking the official language of the international country.
                ii.Successful completion of the comprehensive CG sustainability                                education program.
 
Healthcare

        Nurse;  
                General; responsible for basic clinical medical assistance.
                 Specialist; responsible for specific specialized medical assistance.
                         i.General nursing degree required for eligibility.

        Medical Doctor;
                General; responsible for advance clinical medical assistance.
                         i.Specialized nursing degree required for eligibility.
                 Specialist; responsible for advanced specialized medical assistance
                         i.General medical doctoral degree required for eligibility.

        Paramedic; responsible for advanced front line medical assistance.
                General nursing degree required for eligibility.

        Medical Researcher; responsible for assessment of and innovation in medical institutions and protocol.

Security

        Soldier; responsible for basic military and environmental protection.

        Officer; responsible for advanced military and environmental protection.
                Rank of Soldier is required for eligibility.
 
Transportation

       Transportation Engineer; responsible for the design of transportation systems.
       

       Transportation technician; responsible for the building and maintenance of transportation infrastructure.

       Transportation Researcher; responsible for assessment and innovation of transportation systems.
 
       
         
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