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Moving forward on reconciliation

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action around the role education can play in actively fostering reconciliation, numerous teachers and students have had opportunities to participate in events designed to reach both hearts and minds. Walking Together: A Day of Education for Truth and Reconciliation held at the University of Regina, Project of Heart and the KAIROS Blanket Exercise are a few that come to mind. What more can teachers and schools do to build upon these learnings and to... +Read More
Robert Regnier and Charlene Rudderham share a lighter moment prior to the presentation of their respective Arbos awards later in the evening as part of the STF Annual Meeting of Council.

Arbos recipients have demonstrated shared passion for education

Although in terms of the age spectrum in which they have taught couldn’t be further apart, the commonality for this year’s two recipients of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Arbos awards… +Read More
Brightwater

Brightwater project celebrates 25 years

The 2015-16 school year marks the 25th anniversary of Saskatoon Public Schools’ Brightwater Science, Environmental and Indigenous Learning Centre. A quarter section of native prairie and farm land with the… +Read More

Changing disappointment to opportunity can be key for teachers

As teachers, we are now at the point where we have as much of our school year to reflect on as we have to look forward to. Our satisfaction and joy in our and our students’ accomplishments is an accumulation of small moments and observations, as well as those larger events that dot our calendars. It is also possible that we have had points of friction and disappointment in events or people around us. Those possible issues or barriers are... +Read More

Gender and sexual diversity new reality in provincial classrooms

Celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox have contributed to a growing awareness of gender and sexual diversity in society. As well, television shows such as I am Jazz may lead to conversations among youth about gender identity which are bound to reach into the school and school community. The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation policy, gender and sexual diversity, provides support for Saskatchewan teachers as part of the newly developed policies on social justice and equity. All individuals are assigned a... +Read More
Together We Teach and Learn Play

Together We Teach and Learn

Download PDF [version française]   Welcoming. Caring. Respectful. Professionals. These four special words launch the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation fall 2015 TV campaign, designed to invite the public to work with… +Read More
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