The Centre of Excellence initiative is an opportunity to reimagine how students, across K-12, learn about the energy sector. By collaborating with numerous partners, the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) can invigorate energy-specific education in the school system.    

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Our partners

EECD is proud to partner with these organizations to bring the expertise of the energy sector into classrooms.  

Benefits of becoming a partner


Expose students to careers in a variety of sectors throughout New Brunswick. 


Increase diversity, energy, and enthusiasm in your workplace. 


Work directly with members of the future workforce– students! 


Retain students after graduation.


Bring community awareness to your business and sector. 


Gain access to new perspectives. 


Close potential skills gaps required to work in your field. 

What our partners are saying

“NB Power is pleased to partner with the provincial government and provide its expertise to help students learn about the ever-changing world of energy, including climate change challenges and new technologies. Energy is an exciting field and we are thrilled to help our young students learn more about what opportunities exist in this sector in the years ahead. 

Keith Cronkhite

President and CEO, NB Power

“The Gaia Project is thrilled to be working in collaboration with The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, and NB Power in creating the new Centre of Excellence for Energy.  

Cross sector collaboration and community partnerships are key to solving climate change, and as a leader in climate education, The Gaia Project will play a vital role in co-building project-based and experiential learning opportunities within the Centre of Excellence for Energy.  

Geoff MacDonald

Interim Executive Director, The Gaia Project

Become a partner

Interested in becoming a partner in education and New Brunswick’s future success? Connect with us.

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