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05/25/17

Guidance counsellors working with students with specialized needs reassigned

Funding cuts to Saskatchewan’s education boards have teachers struggling to mitigate the impact on students, says the president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association. Jeff Perry said staff have had to be reassigned and program supports for students with… +Read More
05/25/17

Smith encourages STF members to maintain strong tradition with CTF

In her presentation to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Canadian Teachers’ Federation President Heather Smith went out of her way to underscore the historic relationship that has existed between the STF and the national body. However, that… +Read More
05/24/17

Young states case for importance of having local boards

In her speech to the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Annual Meeting of Council, Saskatchewan School Boards Association Vice-President Aleana Young spoke of the importance of maintaining locally elected boards, while also underscoring the importance of maintaining the historic co-operation among education… +Read More
05/22/17

Schmaltz uses historical quotations to emphasize his commitment

In his initial address to councillors, recently named Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive Director Randy Schmaltz evoked the words of such luminaries as Martin Luther King Jr. and Winston Churchill. Schmaltz pulled no punches in describing the serious challenges the teaching… +Read More
05/19/17

Talking and listening

I don’t know if you have ever noticed, but in order for there to be a fruitful conversation there needs to be two components: talking and listening. One person or entity telling the other how it’s going to be does not qualify as a conversation-any classroom teacher will tell you this. Sure it sounds simple enough, but it’s unfortunately just as simple to revert to the latter–especially if you surmise that you’re the one who has all the answers and... +Read More
05/18/17

Arbos awards recognize trio of female educators for their efforts

This year’s recipients of the Arbos awards not only encompass all facets of education, but they also prove the adage that every educator brings something different to the profession, even if their overall aim is unquestionably similar. Sonja Susut and… +Read More
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