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03/22/17

99-year-old Manitoba teacher honoured for 8 decades at the front of the class

The classrooms have changed and so have the subjects, but 99-year-old Isabella Dryden says her love for teaching is exactly the same as when she started — 80 years ago. While she retired more than three decades ago, Dryden hasn’t… +Read More
03/20/17

Teachers union president addresses hundreds of concerned teachers in Regina

There is a “tremendous amount of uncertainty” among educators across the province, and Pat Maze bore witness to that during a Q&A session with Regina teachers Friday afternoon. Some 350 teachers gathered to hear the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation president during… +Read More
outstanding principals
02/24/17

Learning Partnership program honours outstanding principals across Canada

TORONTO, ON–Great principals make great schools. The Learning Partnership is pleasedto announce 40 exceptional educators from across the country as Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2017. Now celebrating its 13th year, Canada’s Outstanding Principals program, offered by the Learning Partnership, recognizes… +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
01/27/17

School boards, CUPE respond to education review

Holy Trinity Catholic School Board (HTCSD), the Prairie South School board (PSSD) and Canadian Union of Public Employees presented their formal and official responses to the advisory panel on Mr. Perrins’ review on the K-12 public school education system earlier… +Read More
01/27/17

Saskatoon Catholic division wants school trustees to remain elected

One of Saskatoon’s largest school divisions wants trustees remain elected rather than appointed, as suggested in the province’s K-12 governance review. Released last month, the review presented four options for widespread reform in the education sector, including an option for a… +Read More
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