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04/28/17

Trudeau retraces his father’s footsteps in visit to Miller High School in Regina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no stranger to the classroom, and before entering politics, he was a teacher. On Thursday, Trudeau stopped at Miller Comprehensive High School, and walked the same halls as his father, Pierre Trudeau, did 45 years… +Read More
04/25/17

Stress and anxiety levels are increasingly common for members of the profession

REGINA – As he looked over the sessions at the Regina Teachers’ Convention, the proof was staring him in the face, even if it was merely confirmation as opposed to surprise. Jeff Perry, president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association, thumbed through the attendance figures for those breakout sessions that dealt specifically with issues such as feeling overwhelmed, burnout, fatigue and mindful­ness. He pointed out that these sessions in particular were filled well in advance in terms of those... +Read More
04/24/17

Sask. parents concerned about what Theodore court case will mean for non-Catholic students

It’s a landmark decision that has far-reaching implications in Saskatchewan and if applied, would force thousands of non-Catholic students to move from the separate Catholic school division to the public school system. In a 12-year legal battle between the Good… +Read More
04/24/17

Principal needs to champion teachers’ professional learning

Within a school’s professional community, the principal, as instructional leader or lead learner, is responsible for championing and facilitating teachers’ professional learning. Recently, a group of Saskatchewan school administrators forwarded questions regarding the instructional leader’s role in supporting teacher growth and development. What follows are a few of their questions along with responses arising out of recent educational research. What does the research say about leadership actions that have the greatest impact on staff learning? A wide range of research... +Read More
04/21/17

Judge rules non-Catholic students cannot attend Catholic schools in Saskatchewan

A Court of Queen’s Bench judge in Saskatchewan has ruled that non-Catholic students may not attend Catholic schools in the province, as of June 30, 2018. Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Donald Layh stated that “provincial government funding of non-minority… +Read More
04/21/17

‘It’s to bring back our culture’: First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning

First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land. Earlier this month students and teachers within the Treaty 4 Education Alliance met in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., to… +Read More
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