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09/02/14

A Safe Place for Everyone – Gay Straight Alliances in our schools

Saskatoon Public Schools is committed to providing healthy and respectful learning and working environments for our students and staff members. This video highlights Gay Straight Alliances (GSAs) in our schools. +Read More
09/02/14

Teachers get immersed in tech as they prepare for school year

It’s not just back to the books for thousands of Saskatchewan students today — it’s back to the laptops, tablets and smart phones. Teachers have been preparing for another year using technology as a tool for learning. At a recent training session in Regina, teachers were learning how to bring the latest tech into their own classrooms. Jason Grayston, a high school teacher at Winston Knoll in Regina, was demonstrating a brand new tool for teachers and students called Google... +Read More
09/02/14

School zone speed limit now in effect in Saskatoon

Back to school means the return of school zone speed restrictions in Saskatoon. The reduced speed limit of 30 km/h in areas around elementary and high schools went into effect Monday. Speed is limited between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays, and there are no exceptions for statutory holidays or during school breaks. The 30 km/h speed limit is designed to give drivers more time to brake in a an emergency such as when a child runs out in from... +Read More
05/27/14

See a day in the life of a teacher

The classroom is changing. Each day is different, and each day is important. Each day, teachers adapt to meet the unique and changing needs of students. And, at the end of the day, it’s the relationship between teachers and students… +Read More
09/11/13

STF reacts to regulatory changes

Since Education Minister Russ Marchuk appointed Dr. Dennis Kendel to conduct consultations and provide recommendations to address perceived concerns around teacher certification and disciplinary authority in cases of alleged professional misconduct, there have been a series of consultations with representatives of the Sask­at­chewan Teachers’ Federation. In its formal submission to Dr. Kendel and Minister Marchuk, entitled Teacher Professionalism in Sask­atchewan: Strengthening Regulation as part of the current review of teacher regulation and disciplinary authority, STF Executive Director Gwen Dueck made... +Read More
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