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Invermay School Playground Committee
09/26/14

Invermay school playground – dream becomes a reality

After one year of vigorous events and activities, a new playground structure was formally unveiled at Invermay School on September 5. A playground project committee was formed in June 2013 with the goal of completing the project in a one… +Read More
photo of special subject council executives.
09/22/14

Effective website key in future of special subject councils

Attracting and maintaining membership has long been one of the shared goals and challenges of the 30 respective special subject councils under the umbrella of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation. Like with many other special subject councils, the Saskatchewan Home Economics… +Read More
09/19/14

Student First process touted as setting future education direction

Education Minister Don Morgan said he had high hopes for the Student First engagement process prior to its commencement, but insisted that it would be an understatement to say the findings shared by Student First co-advisors Russ Mirasty and Patricia… +Read More
photo of LINC symposium
09/18/14

LINC representatives share their respective experiences

It soon became clear at the Local Implementation and Negotiation Committee symposium that the commonality in local bargaining throughout the province is quite simply that there isn’t any. Randy Schmaltz of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation senior administrative staff acted as… +Read More
photo shows Breanne Collin discussing with her grade 1 and 2 students at Langham Elementary School
09/04/14

First day of school

In a scene that has been replicated throughout the province, school is back in for another year. According to Principal Laura Prefontaine, this has been a busier time than usual at the K-5 school as it has been the scene… +Read More
09/11/13

STF reacts to regulatory changes

Since Education Minister Russ Marchuk appointed Dr. Dennis Kendel to conduct consultations and provide recommendations to address perceived concerns around teacher certification and disciplinary authority in cases of alleged professional misconduct, there have been a series of consultations with representatives of the Sask­at­chewan Teachers’ Federation. In its formal submission to Dr. Kendel and Minister Marchuk, entitled Teacher Professionalism in Sask­atchewan: Strengthening Regulation as part of the current review of teacher regulation and disciplinary authority, STF Executive Director Gwen Dueck made... +Read More
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