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07/10/17

Shot for supporting education, Malala finishes school

In 2012, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan. On Friday, Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai completed her schooling in Britain, calling the achievement “bittersweet”. “Today is my last day… +Read More
07/07/17

Living Sky passes new budget despite difficulties

Living Sky School Division approved its new final amended budget at its last meeting, after a long decision-making process in deliberating on the budget for the next school year. The budget, as originally approved May 10, reflected $6 million in reductions… +Read More
07/05/17

Regina teachers studying Holocaust this summer

Four teachers with Regina Catholic high schools are heading back to the classroom this summer — and further afield — while learning about the Holocaust. Ada Paez, who teaches history at Archbishop M.C. O’Neill High School, is among those joining… +Read More
07/05/17

International and national experts to expose corporate involvement in public education at national forum

Teacher leaders from across Canada and around the world will be in Ottawa to discuss their collective concerns about privatization and commercialization in and of public education. Students before Profits is the theme of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF)’s Canadian Forum… +Read More
07/05/17

Sask. school divisions warn parents about risky social media game

The “Blue Whale Challenge” could be an urban legend, or it could be a deadly game. It’s allegedly a social media activity that puts people through a series of progressively risky tasks — the final being suicide. The game is on the radar of the RCMP, and… +Read More
07/05/17

Canadian teachers head overseas for professional development and cross-cultural collaboration

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will be sending 54 teachers to four Caribbean and five East and West African countries to work with teacher colleagues in those countries. The initiative is part of the CTF’s Project Overseas (PO), which marks its 56th anniversary… +Read More
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