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education sector planning submission
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
02/09/17

Hour of code

The Hour of Code is an initiative that has been promoted around the world to get more people to experience, understand and play with code. In 2016, Hour of Code events took place around the world the week of December… +Read More
Bearhead
02/07/17

Learning From Practice and 25th Anniversary Gala

Learning From Practice is an annual conference of the McDowell Foundation that ensures Foundation-funded researchers have the opportunity to share their project experiences and outcomes with their colleagues across the province. This year’s conference was on February 3 and featured… +Read More
wellman
01/26/17

Wellman stresses collaboration while challenging norms

Although his keynote presentation was ostensibly geared for facilitators at the first-ever Facilitator Forum: Leading Professional Learning, Bruce Wellman’s comments are, in fact, applicable to any school setting. In an interview, Wellman echoed his keynote comments in suggesting it doesn’t… +Read More
11/03/16

Professional development as it should be

Let’s just clear this up right from the start – this isn’t meant to be some sort of essay about how I spent my summer months since that would be self-indulgent and arguably perhaps boring to those who might spend a few minutes perusing this space. Rather, it is my intention to share just a few moments of observation culled from the myriad of professional growth opportunities offered for teachers here at the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation building. Even though I... +Read More
SPDU
10/18/16

SPDU expansion brings professional development to more locales

As the Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit continues to grow with the addition of Connie Molnar and Linda Aspen-Baxter as the latest associate directors to join the fold, the way SPDU Director Terry Johanson sees it, “we have expertise in all… +Read More
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