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07/12/17

Early, ongoing severe stress can have lasting impact on a child’s brain

A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom. The safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for her and… +Read More
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07/11/17

Canadians vying for coveted $10M Global Learning XPrize

A team of Canadians is developing a new tool they hope could revolutionize education in the developing world – and win them a $10 million prize. The team is in the running for the Global Learning XPrize, a competition funded… +Read More
07/10/17

Shot for supporting education, Malala finishes school

In 2012, a Taliban gunman shot her in the head for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan. On Friday, Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai completed her schooling in Britain, calling the achievement “bittersweet”. “Today is my last day… +Read More
07/05/17

Regina teachers studying Holocaust this summer

Four teachers with Regina Catholic high schools are heading back to the classroom this summer — and further afield — while learning about the Holocaust. Ada Paez, who teaches history at Archbishop M.C. O’Neill High School, is among those joining… +Read More
07/05/17

International and national experts to expose corporate involvement in public education at national forum

Teacher leaders from across Canada and around the world will be in Ottawa to discuss their collective concerns about privatization and commercialization in and of public education. Students before Profits is the theme of the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF)’s Canadian Forum… +Read More
07/05/17

Canadian teachers head overseas for professional development and cross-cultural collaboration

The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) will be sending 54 teachers to four Caribbean and five East and West African countries to work with teacher colleagues in those countries. The initiative is part of the CTF’s Project Overseas (PO), which marks its 56th anniversary… +Read More
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