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04/24/17

Classroom Champions program seeks to help more students in SE

With the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea around the corner, Classroom Champions is looking to leverage the excitement surrounding the games by accepting new applications for outstanding educators to kick off the 2017-2018 school year. Starting in… +Read More
04/06/17

Regina schools end preschool programs due to provincial budget cuts

Public schools in Regina are closing the book on three preschool programs and making major changes due to provincial budget cuts. The board says the cuts are necessary because the province cut 2.5 per cent, or $5.7 million, in funding.… +Read More
03/09/17

Leading for inclusion and equity: success for all students

Aspirations for inclusion and equity are forefront on educational agendas around the world today. Research identifies a clear relationship between an inclusive and affirming learning environment and student learning success and achievement. The October 2016 Journal of Staff Development highlights… +Read More
world robotics
03/02/17

Robotics has been the passport to the world for Yorkton students

During the last five years or so, teacher Kevin Chiasson and a group of his students at Yorkton Regional High School have parlayed their passion and considerable skill with robotics as a springboard to see the world. When the latest… +Read More
outstanding principals
02/24/17

Learning Partnership program honours outstanding principals across Canada

TORONTO, ON–Great principals make great schools. The Learning Partnership is pleasedto announce 40 exceptional educators from across the country as Canada’s Outstanding Principals of 2017. Now celebrating its 13th year, Canada’s Outstanding Principals program, offered by the Learning Partnership, recognizes… +Read More
01/23/17

PISA results can be misleading

Suffice to say some of the stories we have seen in the mainstream media in the days following the release of the 2015 PISA results, “designed to evaluate the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems,” regarding concerns over Saskatchewan results are somewhat misdirected. We are likely ranked number one among all provinces and countries. The data being reported was only one-third the PISA picture for Saskatchewan’s school systems – student performance. So conclusions are likely misleading. When performance, equitable... +Read More
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