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04/19/17

NORTEP students will be accepted into Northlands College according to CEO

The CEO of a northern Saskatchewan post-secondary school is assuring current Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) students they will be accepted into the institution selected to take over their program. In March the province announced that NORTEP would transition to Northlands College by August.… +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
11/15/16

NORTEP, Sask. government reach agreement on northern education, funding cuts remain

The Northern Teacher Education Program (NORTEP) and the Ministry of Advanced Education have come to an agreement that will support continued access to high quality post-secondary education in northern Saskatchewan. The news comes after Bronwyn Eyre, minister of advanced education,… +Read More
10/20/16

Students, faculty decry NORTEP cuts

Students from the Northern Teacher Education Program Inc. (NORTEP) protested in La Ronge and Regina against Saskatchewan government plans to cut funding for their institution, which has trained northerners as teachers for the north for 40 years. The popular program provides free tuition, books and a living allowance to any student who has lived in the north for 10 years or half their life. In July, the Ministry of Advanced Education announced funding for northern teacher education will be redirected to another institution. Advanced... +Read More
There was a kaleidoscope of colours on display at the performance of Resilience, which was a production penned by Chris Scribe.
06/21/16

Pan-Canadian teacher survey shows need for quality resources to infuse Aboriginal perspectives in education

OTTAWA – A pan-Canadian survey of nearly 1,900 teachers reveals a high need for quality information and education resources on Aboriginal language and culture in elementary and secondary classrooms across the country. The majority of all teachers surveyed report three of… +Read More
05/17/16

SBTA 2016 Conference a Success

This year marked the 5th annual High School Case Competition, this time hosted at Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon. The purpose of the event is two fold; to introduce business education and case competitions to students at the highschool level, and for students to network and meet teachers and industry leaders. The event attracted 84 students and approximately 30 teachers from schools across Canada. Sponsors included Conexus, Edwards School of Business, Hill School of... +Read More
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