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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
12/02/16

Quebec begins two-day consultations on education

The Quebec government is holding a two-day education consultation in Quebec City Thursday and Friday. It focuses on student success and finding ways to increase graduation and to support those with special needs. “For us, we want the government to take into account that we are different. One size does not fit all,” said Stephen Burke, an executive member of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA). After battling the government’s controversial school board reforms – that were eventually dropped – English school... +Read More
11/25/16

Regina teacher recognized for inclusion work

Leanne Barnes teaches alternative education students at Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School A Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School teacher who lives and breathes inclusion is being honoured tonight for her work as an alternative education teacher. Regina’s Leanne Barnes, who teaches young… +Read More
11/21/16

Following Their Voices initiative increasing Sask. indigenous graduation rates

For Grade 10 student Chantal Gamble, Mr. Bartsch has changed her outlook on school. “He really knows how to engage with a student when he needs to and help them with strategies and different ways to improve learning.” Gamble goes… +Read More
11/03/16

Arbos award nominations

The assistance of teachers is being sought in selecting this year’s recipient for the Arbos for Contributions to Education and the Teaching Profession. The Arbos is the highest honour that the Saskatchewan teaching profession can bestow. Each Arbos award includes honorary life membership in the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and is formalized with the presentation of an artistic replica of the Arbos symbol at the banquet of the Annual Meeting of Council. Through the Arbos awards, the Federation draws the attention of... +Read More
10/17/16

Education Week 2016: Celebrating Today, Preparing for Tomorrow

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed October 16-22, 2016 as Education Week in Saskatchewan. Today, Deputy Premier and Education Minister Don Morgan was at École Lakeview School in Saskatoon to celebrate with staff and students. “The future of our province… +Read More
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