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11/17/15

Sask. professor hosts class of thousands to talk about being a good digital citizen

A U of R professor will deliver an online lecture to thousands of students Our world is increasingly connected and children are at the forefront of the digital and cultural change. Each day, in classrooms across the province, kids use screens to learn and work. While the learning spaces have changed, the challenges of adolescence have not. This is why University of Regina professor Alec Couros is taking time to teach a class of at least 8,800 elementary and high school students on Tuesday. The lesson’s focus? How... +Read More
07/08/15

U of S fully funds students from child welfare system

Beginning this September, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will offer a new, uniquely comprehensive fund to encourage youth who were in care of the province’s child welfare system to continue their education. While many universities across Canada offer incentives to students leaving the child welfare system, the U of S will provide one of the most comprehensive university-sponsored funds in Canada, according to Patti McDougall, vice-provost of teaching and learning at the U of S. “We work hard... +Read More
Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Vice-President Randy Cline answered questions from Cody Olszynski and Renee Reiber-Hay at the Education Career Fair.
01/30/15

STF booth popular destination at U of S Education Career Fair

Things were busy at the annual University of Saskatchewan Education Career Fair recently as there were 37 exhibitors in attendance with a steady stream of students plotting out where their future might be, as well as gaining a greater insight… +Read More
09/24/14

Saskatchewan Polytechnic Officially Launched

The SIAST brand is a thing of the past.  Saskatchewan Polytechnic is the new name for the four post-secondary schools in the province who used to fly under the SIAST banner. Legislation was introduced last November to allow the new Polytechnic designation, which is more than just a cosmetic change. Speaking in Regina as part of the launch at Wascana campus, SIAST President Dr. Larry Rosia said one of the goals is to give students an opportunity to take their... +Read More
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