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02/14/17

Pink Day co-founder tells Saskatoon students they can be a ‘hero’

While thousands of students across Saskatchewan are donning pink outfits in a show of unity against bullying, a select few at Brevoort Park School were able to spend time with one of the individuals who started the movement. Travis Price, co-founder of Pink… +Read More
education sector planning submission
02/14/17

STF insists changes be made for right reasons in governance submission

In its submission to the kindergarten to Grade 12 educational governance review, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation made it clear that potential wide-sweeping changes in the sector are not necessarily bad, but at the same time stressed there are some ifs… +Read More
02/07/17

The instructional leader key as curriculum leader

In his most recent book, Leadership for Teacher Learning, Dylan Wiliam asserts that the key to improving education is to improve the quality of instructional practice. Further, he argues that a primary function of school leaders is to “improve the… +Read More
making personal connections
02/02/17

Making personal connections important

Cosmetology, cow calf, visual art and construction aren’t necessarily the courses that come to mind when you think about distance learning, but those are just the kind of innovative courses that the Chinook Cyber School offers. It can be a… +Read More
01/27/17

School boards, CUPE respond to education review

Holy Trinity Catholic School Board (HTCSD), the Prairie South School board (PSSD) and Canadian Union of Public Employees presented their formal and official responses to the advisory panel on Mr. Perrins’ review on the K-12 public school education system earlier… +Read More
01/27/17

Saskatoon Catholic division wants school trustees to remain elected

One of Saskatoon’s largest school divisions wants trustees remain elected rather than appointed, as suggested in the province’s K-12 governance review. Released last month, the review presented four options for widespread reform in the education sector, including an option for a… +Read More
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