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03/13/17

Remoteness only enriched this Project Overseas adventure

We took off from Georgetown in a small single-engine eight-seater plane. As we headed inland to our destination two hours southwest of the Guyanese capital, the clouds enclosed us and pelting rain pounded the windshield. The four Canadians were nervous.… +Read More
03/13/17

Public supports elected school boards

REGINA–Thousands of Saskatchewan residents have provided the Saskatchewan School Boards Association with responses that will inform the organization’s submission to the panel that is currently reviewing the governance of education in the province. The SSBA encouraged Saskatchewan people to “add their voice” to the discussions happening regarding the future of the education sector based on the Government of Saskatchewan’s “trans­formational change” agenda. The SSBA’s two-point position–that school boards should remain locally elected and decisions should be made close to the... +Read More
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03/13/17

Tupper stresses importance of McDowell Foundation in current climate

In her keynote address to the McDowell Foundation’s 25th anniversary gala, Jennifer Tupper, dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina, told those in attendance that the work of the McDowell Foundation, and its support for teacher… +Read More
03/09/17

Leading for inclusion and equity: success for all students

Aspirations for inclusion and equity are forefront on educational agendas around the world today. Research identifies a clear relationship between an inclusive and affirming learning environment and student learning success and achievement. The October 2016 Journal of Staff Development highlights… +Read More
Project Overseas – Ghana
03/07/17

Ghana teachers live to teach just like their Canadian counterparts

We Live to Teach! is a sentiment that I believe resonates with teachers around the world, regardless of what grade level we teach, what country we are in or what language we speak. Teachers do not go into education for… +Read More
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03/02/17

Robotics has been the passport to the world for Yorkton students

During the last five years or so, teacher Kevin Chiasson and a group of his students at Yorkton Regional High School have parlayed their passion and considerable skill with robotics as a springboard to see the world. When the latest… +Read More
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