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05/25/17

Smith encourages STF members to maintain strong tradition with CTF

In her presentation to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Canadian Teachers’ Federation President Heather Smith went out of her way to underscore the historic relationship that has existed between the STF and the national body. However, that… +Read More
05/19/17

Student Music Video Stands Up Against Interpersonal Violence

Grade 5 & 6 students from Battleford Central School & Bready School from Living Sky School Division No. 202 in the Battlefords are rising together to perform a choreographed dance to the song “Breaking The Chain” by Tena Clark Thursday,… +Read More
05/17/17

Professor calls for expanded funding for child mental health services

Signs of psychopathy can be observed in children as early as age three or four but that doesn’t mean they will develop into problem behaviours later in life, according to a University of Montreal professor. Sheilagh Hodgins studies the development of serious mental… +Read More
05/17/17

Student-led Green Ribbon walk promotes mental health awareness

The overcast day didn’t put a damper on the spirit of Jonas Samson Junior High’s Green Ribbon Walk. The event, run by the Stop the Stigma group at the school, helped raised funds and awareness for mental health. Over 50… +Read More
05/04/17

Sask has highest proportion of youth in Canada: StatsCan

According to Statistics Canada data released Wednesday, Saskatchewan has the highest proportion of young people among the provinces at 19.6 per cent. The national average is 16.6 per cent. Ken Coates, Canada Research Chair in Regional Innovation at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public… +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
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