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Regina Public School Teachers’ Association President Jeff Perry (left) and Regina Public Schools Director of Education Greg Enion go over some of the paperwork, along with a strong collaborative approach, that has characterized work by the division to reduce teacher intensification.
10/05/16

Regina Public proves effective template in addressing teacher workload

REGINA – The conversation surrounding increased teacher intensification has been – well intense you might say. As much as the majority of attention is often centred on development of a cap on teacher time, as recommended by the Task Force… +Read More
buses outside school yard
09/15/16

Saskatoon’s joint-use schools will open on time and on budget, says education minister

Construction on the city’s eight new joint-use schools has passed the half-way mark. Construction crews will soon be turning their attention from brick and mortar to the classrooms and hallways that will house thousands of students. On Tuesday, dignitaries from local school… +Read More
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08/18/16

Education Minister David Eggen sends out message to LGBTQ students

Education minister David Eggen penned an open letter to LGBTQ kids Tuesday, pledging the province’s support with any problems they may have at school this year. “A few weeks from now, you and thousands of other Alberta students will head… +Read More
Brightwater
05/16/16

Brightwater project celebrates 25 years

The 2015-16 school year marks the 25th anniversary of Saskatoon Public Schools’ Brightwater Science, Environmental and Indigenous Learning Centre. A quarter section of native prairie and farm land with the Brightwater Creek running through it, this plot of land has… +Read More
04/20/16

Sun West Division sold on blended learning

In Guy Tétrault’s world a roadblock is in fact more like just a slightly inconvenient detour. There’s probably no greater example of this than the eye-catching new Sun West Distance Learning Centre in Kenaston, built and fully equipped for what the director of Sun West School Division says was just under $3 million – and that’s with no government money. Rather it was taken from the reserve fund with the board’s blessing. Mind you, even if the will and the... +Read More
04/19/16

Mé​tis, Saskatoon Catholic School Board reach new education agreement

Catholic school board will promote Mé​tis language, culture and history in the classroom A new agreement between the Central Urban Mé​tis Federation (CUMFI) and the Greater Saskatoon Catholic School Board (GSCS) has been signed in order to promote Mé​tis language, culture and history in the classroom. A signing ceremony was held at St. Michael Community School in Saskatoon on Monday to celebrate the agreement, which is being called the Mé​tis Education Alliance. While a group of Mé​tis dancers jigged in the... +Read More
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