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03/22/17

99-year-old Manitoba teacher honoured for 8 decades at the front of the class

The classrooms have changed and so have the subjects, but 99-year-old Isabella Dryden says her love for teaching is exactly the same as when she started — 80 years ago. While she retired more than three decades ago, Dryden hasn’t… +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
weyburn physics program
02/28/17

Roller-coaster proving to be quite a ride for Weyburn physics program

Traditionally it would probably not be inaccurate to suggest that physics for some students can be somewhat of a roller-coaster ride, whereas for some it just never seems to resonate. Ironically though it is precisely the utilization of an improvised… +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
02/21/17

Teachers among public sector employees facing salary freeze

The Saskatchewan government, in its latest step to address the $1 billion budget deficit, has the province’s 13,000 plus teachers finding themselves among the more than 64,000 public sector employees who the government is saying that salary costs will not… +Read More
12/21/16

K-12 Saskatchewan education review reports feedback, options

School boards should remain elected and not appointed, and school divisions should not be further amalgamated, according to feedback collected for the provincial education review. In his report, received Wednesday by the provincial government, policy expert Dan Perrins said he was approached by 32… +Read More
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