Friday, September 20, 2019
REGINA – Through a gift to the Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is proud to support the expansion of the Elder in Residence Program. Through the Federation’s sponsorship, the Traditional Knowledge Keepers Program will help connect Elders and Knowledge Keepers with the community. The programs will be available to school groups and the public.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
SASKATOON – This week the Teachers’ Bargaining Committee provided detailed rationale on its proposals, and the Government-Trustee Bargaining Committee presented its proposal package and some rationale. While discussions were respectful and productive, the Government-Trustee proposals did not address classroom size and composition, a key issue for teachers.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
OTTAWA–Delegates at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation Annual General Meeting elected Shelley Morse of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union by acclamation as the next national president for a two-year term as she succeeds H. Mark Ramsankar in the role.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
GRONLID–This would hardly qualify as a newsflash since the phrase has been used frequently, even if the words might be altered somewhat.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Gearing up for another school year is almost a ritual for students and teachers. Shops and websites are replete with the latest must-haves in writing supplies, desk organizers, planners, notebooks and backpacks. Teachers are tempted with the latest in technology and learning resources guaranteed to enhance students’ learning experiences from early childhood to university.