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education sector planning submission
02/14/17

STF insists changes be made for right reasons in governance submission

In its submission to the kindergarten to Grade 12 educational governance review, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation made it clear that potential wide-sweeping changes in the sector are not necessarily bad, but at the same time stressed there are some ifs… +Read More
presidents forum
02/14/17

Local association leaders want to put students at the forefront of discussion

Invariably in these rather uncertain times of potentially unprecedented changes to the education landscape in the coming weeks and months, there is much to ponder. It was against this backdrop that those from around the province who gathered for the… +Read More
Bearhead
02/07/17

Learning From Practice and 25th Anniversary Gala

Learning From Practice is an annual conference of the McDowell Foundation that ensures Foundation-funded researchers have the opportunity to share their project experiences and outcomes with their colleagues across the province. This year’s conference was on February 3 and featured… +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
heather smith
01/31/17

All of society benefits when our students’ mental health is supported

As I stood at the podium to open the July 2016 Canadian Forum on Public Education, I was struck by the timeliness of the forum topic – Wellness in Our Schools: Time to Act. When I started teaching in the… +Read More
wellman
01/26/17

Wellman stresses collaboration while challenging norms

Although his keynote presentation was ostensibly geared for facilitators at the first-ever Facilitator Forum: Leading Professional Learning, Bruce Wellman’s comments are, in fact, applicable to any school setting. In an interview, Wellman echoed his keynote comments in suggesting it doesn’t… +Read More
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