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04/28/17

Trudeau retraces his father’s footsteps in visit to Miller High School in Regina

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is no stranger to the classroom, and before entering politics, he was a teacher. On Thursday, Trudeau stopped at Miller Comprehensive High School, and walked the same halls as his father, Pierre Trudeau, did 45 years… +Read More
04/28/17

“There’s so much uncertainty”: concerns arise at STF annual meeting

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation expressed concern over provincial budget cuts, transformational change and a recent court ruling at its annual council meeting in Saskatoon Thursday. The ruling could ban non-Catholic students from attending catholic schools. Both the local and national… +Read More
04/25/17

Sask. government restores library funding after weeks of public outcry

Protests and weeks of public outcry — mixed in with some polling numbers —are prompting the Saskatchewan Party government to take a multi-million dollar step back and restore funding to libraries in the province. Libraries saw 58 per cent less… +Read More
04/25/17

Court ruling on funding for Catholic schools can’t stand, Wall says

REGINA – Saskatchewan will look at all the options after a court ruling said the province can’t provide Catholic schools funding for students who aren’t Catholic, says Premier Brad Wall. “This simply cannot stand,” Wall said Monday. “Consider the implications… +Read More
04/25/17

Stress and anxiety levels are increasingly common for members of the profession

REGINA – As he looked over the sessions at the Regina Teachers’ Convention, the proof was staring him in the face, even if it was merely confirmation as opposed to surprise. Jeff Perry, president of the Regina Public School Teachers’ Association, thumbed through the attendance figures for those breakout sessions that dealt specifically with issues such as feeling overwhelmed, burnout, fatigue and mindful­ness. He pointed out that these sessions in particular were filled well in advance in terms of those... +Read More
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
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