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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Patrick Maze, President of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, today called on the Education Minister to take immediate steps to deal with this year’s chronic staff shortage in northern schools.

“I was angered reading yesterday’s stories about the frustration now being felt in these schools – the planning and preparation that has gone out the window, and the students who will go without much needed, extra help in math and reading,” Maze said.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sask Bulletin Article

Former teacher Sally Meadows is shown with samples of her latest literacy works in what is a busy schedule as she follows her varied passions.

Eclectic and tireless are attributes that are synonymous with Saskatoon-based author, songwriter and educator Sally Meadows.

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Monday, September 17, 2018
Sask Bulletin Article

Those attending the Saskatchewan Principals’ Short Course had the opportunity to listen to a variety of topics from a varying group of educational stakeholders in the province.

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Monday, September 17, 2018
Sask Bulletin Article

Bethany MacLeod of Prince Edward Island was elected to the position of president-designate at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation Annual General Meeting in Edmonton.

MacLeod has served as president of the Prince Edward Island Teachers’ Federation since 2015. Her involvement at both the provincial and national level has included membership to economic welfare, finance and property, diversity and equity, ethics, public relations, and group insurance trustees committees.

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Sunday, September 16, 2018
Sask Bulletin Article

Talk about unscripted. The intention was for Education Minister and Deputy Premier Gord Wyant to have a general conversation with internationally acclaimed education gurus Pasi Sahlberg, Adrian Piccoli and Andy Hargreaves (via Skype).

Leave it to Sahlberg to make an impromptu suggestion that completely changed the tenor of the session in front of 3,500 teachers at the Saskatoon Teachers’ Association Annual Convention.

Sahlberg said he felt uncomfortable as one of a group of white males speaking to an audience of whom 80 percent of the teaching profession are women. He then asked if there were any women who would like to come and join the conversation.

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