Manitoba K-12 Education Review

The Manitoba government announced details of its comprehensive K-12 educational review via press release on January 23, 2019.  On April 12, 2019, the Commission released its public consultation discussion paper that set the stage and acted as a guide for Manitobans to provide input to the commission.

Students, parents, educators, school boards, academics, Indigenous organizations, la francophonie, municipal councils, professional organizations, the business community and the general public – from across Manitoba – were invited to participate in this review.

The Commission sought comments on a wide range of topics in the Kindergarten to Grade 12 system, including:

  1. long-term vision
  2. student learning
  3. teaching
  4. accountability for student learning
  5. governance
  6. funding

The public consultation process (public workshops and hearings, submission of written reports, and completion of online surveys) has now ended. The Commission received a total of 62 briefs, which are posted on its website at

The submission from Mountain View School Division to the Commission is linked below:



The Commission will now focus on developing its recommendations in a report to the Minister of Education and Training in February 2020.

Key dates:

  • Announcement – January 23, 2019
  • Online engagement, public and stakeholder meetings – February to May 2019
  • Analysis and formulation of recommendations – June 2019 to January 2020
  • Recommendations to the Minister of Education and Training – February 2020
  • Public release – anticipated to be during the 2020-2021 school year