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07/20/15

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation celebrates educational excellence with awards

Ottawa – The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) honored today three educational professionals with a Public Education Advocacy Award, an Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award and a Special Recognition Award at their 2015 Annual General Meeting. “This year’s recipients demonstrate the kind of dedication to their work that has the power to change the lives of Canadian teachers and students,” said CTF President Heather Smith. “It is our pleasure to honour their devotion to their profession and their communities.” Full article +Read More
07/20/15

Heather Smith becomes new Canadian Teachers’ Federation President at Annual General Meeting

OTTAWA – Heather Smith has become the new President of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), following a changeover today at the CTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ottawa. Smith is replacing current CTF President Dianne Woloschuk, who served her two-year term from 2013 to 2015. Smith, who was elected as President-Designate at last year’s AGM, is a principal from Bathurst, New Brunswick. “Throughout my career I have had the chance to work with countless talented students and teachers, all of whom... +Read More
07/17/15

Teacher volunteers needed at evacuation centres

The Ministry of Education has launched pop-up camps to support and comfort children in Saskatoon’s wildfire evacuation centres. On Thursday, July 16, Ministry staff went to the two evacuation centres in Saskatoon to deliver Creating Invitations for Learning bins containing… +Read More
07/14/15

Giving students ownership of their own learning has benefits

One of the goals identified in our broad areas of learning in Saskatchewan is to create passionate lifelong learners. We want our students to graduate confidently, not only with the current knowledge and skills, but also with confidence in their… +Read More
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07/08/15

Unpacking culturally responsive pedagogy

The Oxford Canadian Dictionary describes culture as “the customs, civilization, and achievements of a particular time or people.” In white European Canada, culture is often thought of as food, dance and the manner of dress that other groups engage in… +Read More
07/08/15

U of S fully funds students from child welfare system

Beginning this September, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will offer a new, uniquely comprehensive fund to encourage youth who were in care of the province’s child welfare system to continue their education. While many universities across Canada offer incentives to students leaving the child welfare system, the U of S will provide one of the most comprehensive university-sponsored funds in Canada, according to Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning at the U of S. “We work hard... +Read More
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