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04/28/17

“There’s so much uncertainty”: concerns arise at STF annual meeting

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation expressed concern over provincial budget cuts, transformational change and a recent court ruling at its annual council meeting in Saskatoon Thursday. The ruling could ban non-Catholic students from attending catholic schools. Both the local and national… +Read More
04/13/17

Cuts to governance funding will mean more stress for rural school trustees

A cut in educational governance funding in the provincial budget will put more stress on rural and remote school trustees, according to the organization representing the province’s 28 school divisions. Governance funding, which covers trustee compensation, travel and professional development,… +Read More
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04/13/17

Humbert new Associate Executive Director

Fay Humbert is the new Associate Executive Director of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation following a recent meeting of the STF Executive. Humbert replaces Randy Schmaltz, who in turn succeeded Gwen Dueck as the Executive Director of the Federation following her… +Read More
school divisions spared amalgamation but education funding cut
04/12/17

School divisions spared amalgamation but education funding cut

REGINA – During his pre-budget briefing, Minister of Education Don Morgan not only delivered the news that many had been predicting in terms of cuts to PreK-12 education funding, but also confirmed the government is no longer talking of transformational… +Read More
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03/28/17

Dueck’s resolve didn’t always mean taking the easy route

At a time like this, there’s bound to be some personal reflections that come to mind when trying to contemplate the overall picture. I’m referring to the time that Gwen Dueck has spent as Executive Director (OK, formerly General Secretary)… +Read More
03/27/17

Wray Wylie learning scholarships awarded

A former teacher of Melville Comprehensive School and a teacher from North Battleford are this year’s recipients of the Wray Wylie Learning Resource Centre Scholarship. Kaetlyn Phillips, who had been a student support teacher in Melville since 2009, recently began a full-time master program in library and information sciences at Western University in London, Ontario. She is the winner of a $4,000 scholarship. Rachel Florence, who is enrolled as a part-time graduate student in the University of Alberta’s elementary education... +Read More
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