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02/14/17

Pink Day co-founder tells Saskatoon students they can be a ‘hero’

While thousands of students across Saskatchewan are donning pink outfits in a show of unity against bullying, a select few at Brevoort Park School were able to spend time with one of the individuals who started the movement. Travis Price, co-founder of Pink… +Read More
Bearhead
02/14/17

Bearhead implores educators to have courage to do things differently

Charlene Bearhead isn’t one who is in the least reluctant to speak her mind, but that doesn’t imply for a minute that the education lead at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation doesn’t have a cerebral side as well.… +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
wellman
01/26/17

Wellman stresses collaboration while challenging norms

Although his keynote presentation was ostensibly geared for facilitators at the first-ever Facilitator Forum: Leading Professional Learning, Bruce Wellman’s comments are, in fact, applicable to any school setting. In an interview, Wellman echoed his keynote comments in suggesting it doesn’t… +Read More
meadow lake
01/10/17

Learning for young students takes on somewhat of a different look

MEADOW LAKE – Should it be your first visit to Jubilee Community School and you happen to mention to principal Daryl Pearson or vice-principal Nancy Madsen that this place doesn’t even look or feel like a school, that observation is… +Read More
12/22/16

Give some First Nations schools more money than urban counterparts, says federal minister

First Nations schools deserve the same level of funding as those in Canada’s cities and towns, but some First Nations schools should get even more, says Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett. In an interview with CBC News, Bennett noted… +Read More
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