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The Ministry of Education has announced that all schools will remain closed to students beginning April 19. Please do not send your child to school. Remote learning will continue during this closure.

Youtube Protocol

Conte​​nt

The YRDSB YouTube account is managed by Corporate Communications on behalf of all YRDSB staff. All of the content uploaded has been produced internally. Footage posted primarily consists of our own schools, students and staff, with the occasional use of stock footage.

If you subscribe to us, you can expect videos about the following:

  • coverage on news and events taking place in our system
  • video profiles about students, staff and programs in our system
  • system-level information regarding emergent issues
  • informational videos regarding school closures or emergency situations
  • occasional live coverage of events

 

Subsc​ribing

If you subscribe to us on YouTube, we will not automatically subscribe to you back, unless you are a school account. This is to avoid wasting resources and to handle spammers. Being subscribed by YRDSB does not imply endorsement of any kind.

 

Availabil​ity

We will update and monitor our YouTube account during regular office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. However, if necessary, YRDSB staff will provide after hours information to keep our stakeholders aware. YouTube may occasionally be unavailable and we accept no responsibility due to this downtime. YRDSB reserves the right to change, suspend or terminate its YouTube account at any time.

If you are a student in crisis, please call 911 or Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868.

 

Comm​ents

We welcome feedback and ideas from all our subscribers. However, please note that we do not usually reply individually to comments received on YouTube. YRDSB will not respond with details regarding identifiable individuals, including students and staff. Community members looking to resolve individual concerns regarding their children are encouraged to contact communications@yrdsb.ca; or through the Contact Us section of the website.

All comments are read and emerging themes or suggestions are passed on to the appropriate staff members at YRDSB.

Any material deemed to be illegal, hateful, offensive, and/or threatening is reportable and can result in serious consequences. Please think before you comment.

 

Disclaimer

YRDSB is not responsible and does not endorse the privacy practices of YouTube or any linked websites/applications. Your use of YouTube is at your own risk.

YRDSB will record all information uploaded to our account for the purposes of monitoring, evaluating and improving its online presence, and to address any comments or suggestions made.

Views expressed by any accounts/users other than the official YRDSB account are not the views of YRDSB. YRDSB is not responsible for any non-YRDSB content. YRDSB does not endorse or control any advertising that may be displayed in association with its YouTube account.

Please review YouTube's Terms of Service​.​