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01/29/15

Conversations with students, teachers help Ministry connect the dots

A year ago as Ministry of Education officials did a barnstorm tour of the province along with senior administrative staff members from the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, there was an eagerness among classroom teachers to share their views regarding the education… +Read More
01/19/15

6 rural schools in Saskatoon area structurally unsound

Schools in five rural communities around Saskatoon are being propped up with temporary structural supports and need millions of dollars worth of repairs to be structurally sound. Parts of schools in Aberdeen, Delisle, Hague, and Hanley were cordoned off and temporary beams were installed. A supporting beam was also installed in the main corridor at Rosthern High School. The Prairie Spirit School Division said it has taken the proper precautions and all schools are safe for students, teachers and staff. “There are a couple of areas... +Read More
01/16/15

Prowse hopeful that discussion guide will help facilitate Student First approach

During the more than 42 full-scale engagement forums throughout the province the role of Student First co-advisors Patricia Prowse and Russ Mirasty was primarily to listen. In her presentation to the recent Conversation on Education, it was the turn of… +Read More
01/08/15

Government of Saskatchewan Supports Children and Students with Down Syndrome

Premier Brad Wall, Education Minister Don Morgan and Social Services Minister Donna Harpauer joined Saskatchewan children and families today to announce the Government of Saskatchewan’s 2014-15 investment of $200,000 in the Ability in Me (AIM) Program to support children and youth living with Down syndrome. This commitment will provide enhanced access to speech and language services for children and youth with Down syndrome and their families in the Saskatoon region. “Part of the Saskatchewan Plan for Growth is to ensure... +Read More
12/05/14

McDowell Foundation hosts Learning from Practice Conference in Saskatoon

A group of 85 teachers, administrators, and other school-based professionals came together November 28 in Saskatoon for a conference focused on teacher-led research in Saskatchewan schools.   There were 11 research teams who presented on projects ranging from using an Inquiry-based… +Read More
12/03/14

Government introduces legislation to create teacher regulatory board

Education Minister Don Morgan has introduced The Registered Teachers Act to establish the Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB). The board will be responsible for teacher certification and discipline in Saskatchewan. Currently, the Ministry of Education is responsible for certification.… +Read More
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