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Schmaltz
02/17/17

Schmaltz appointed Executive Director

Following the most recent meeting of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive, it was announced that Randy Schmaltz had been appointed as the Executive Director/CEO of the provincial organization effective April 1, 2017, at which time current Executive Director Gwen Dueck… +Read More
02/15/17

Perspectives on the sesquicentennial

Can 50 years really have elapsed since Canadians celebrated the 100th anniversary of Confederation? Those of us who were around then remember well Expo 67 and Bobby Gimby’s Canada song, as well as school projects and community events geared to the centennial. Canada’s sesquicentennial provides us with many opportunities to reflect on the past, celebrate accomplishments, confront injustices and oppression, and take action towards a better future for all Canadians. Published with upper elementary and middle years students in mind,... +Read More
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
presidents forum
02/14/17

Local association leaders want to put students at the forefront of discussion

Invariably in these rather uncertain times of potentially unprecedented changes to the education landscape in the coming weeks and months, there is much to ponder. It was against this backdrop that those from around the province who gathered for the… +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
02/07/17

The instructional leader key as curriculum leader

In his most recent book, Leadership for Teacher Learning, Dylan Wiliam asserts that the key to improving education is to improve the quality of instructional practice. Further, he argues that a primary function of school leaders is to “improve the… +Read More
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