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Published by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation

Canadian teachers head overseas for professional development and cross-cultural collaboration

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will be sending 54 teachers to four Caribbean and five East and West African countries to work with teacher colleagues in those countries. The initiative is part… +Read More

Teacher Nancy Barr receives recognition from human rights groups

When Nancy Barr meets her new class of students for the first time each September she embarks on a building project. Barr, a teacher at Brevoort Park School, believes in… +Read More

Launch of new resource to support cultural intervention in Francophone minority settings

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) is proud to release today a new guide designed to inform and enhance cultural intervention in Canadian linguistic minority schools. This resource targets students aged 14 to… +Read More

New opportunities for B.C. teaching grads with Supreme Court ruling

The B.C. government has committed to hiring more teachers to meet the conditions of a Supreme Court ruling — and an expert says it will mean significant changes for young… +Read More

Great teachers deserve to be applauded: Editorial

Teaching may be one of the most rewarding careers there can be. But with the exception of rare films and books that profile inspiring teachers, such as Stand and Deliver, it’s a profession that is rarely celebrated — or even necessarily respected. That’s a shame. All societies owe a huge debt to good teachers. That’s why it’s such welcome news that the Varkey Foundation is shining a spotlight on teaching to elevate the standing of the profession with a $1-million... +Read More

All In a Day

I wish all of you non teacher-y ones could get a glimpse into the magic of it … how even after quite a few days of this cold snap and lots of kids in for lots of recesses … even throw in a pre Christmas full moon … there is still so much magic to be found. I wish I could capture for you how I stand back as they carry out their morning routines: poetry and word wall words... +Read More
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