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04/24/17

Classroom Champions program seeks to help more students in SE

With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea around the corner, Classroom Champions is looking to leverage the excitement surrounding the games by accepting new applications for outstanding educators to kick off the 2017-2018 school year. Starting in… +Read More
04/21/17

‘It’s to bring back our culture’: First Nations schools collaborate to create on-the-land learning

First Nations schools across southern Saskatchewan are collaborating on new ways to engage students outside of the classroom and on the land. Earlier this month students and teachers within the Treaty 4 Education Alliance met in Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask., to… +Read More
04/20/17

Prairie Spirit and Greater Saskatoon Catholic work together to provide shared busing for students in Martensville and Warman

Prairie Spirit School Division and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools have partnered to offer busing for the new joint-use schools opening in Martensville and Warman this fall. Students residing in the rural and urban catchment areas for Martensville are eligible to… +Read More
02/21/17

Teachers among public sector employees facing salary freeze

The Saskatchewan government, in its latest step to address the $1 billion budget deficit, has the province’s 13,000 plus teachers finding themselves among the more than 64,000 public sector employees who the government is saying that salary costs will not… +Read More
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02/14/17

STF insists changes be made for right reasons in governance submission

In its submission to the kindergarten to Grade 12 educational governance review, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation made it clear that potential wide-sweeping changes in the sector are not necessarily bad, but at the same time stressed there are some ifs… +Read More
01/05/17

Governance Report Echoes Concerns Heard by School Boards

REGINA – The Educational Governance Review Report by Dan Perrins released in December raises concerns that are consistent with what school boards are hearing across the province about further forced amalgamations of school divisions and the elimination of democratically and locally elected trustees. “We have heard clearly from our communities that local voice and locally elected representation is important in education,” said Dr. Shawn Davidson, president of the Saskatchewan School Boards Association. “We have heard that school divisions are big... +Read More
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