Skip to main content

You are here

Saskatchewan Bulletin Columns

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sask Bulletin

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation has a new resource section available online as of October 1. The Inclusion, Diversity and Human Rights Committee (formerly Social Justice, Inclusion and Equity) launched new web pages on the STF website in response to an identified need by Saskatchewan teachers to implement and actualize the social justice, inclusion and equity suite of policies.

Read More
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Sask Bulletin

More than 700 families were provided with food, games and personal care items through the delivery of Cheer Crates from the Saskatoon Public Schools Foundation following the latest event held during the summer months.

The Cheer Crate campaign was created to support Saskatoon Public Schools’ families in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 2,900 Cheer Crates filled with food, learning materials and necessities were delivered to families last year during distribution days in May, June, September and December.

Read More
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Kirsten Cavanaugh [left] and Janet Okoko help support new residents to Canada overcome numerous barriers. Their shared passion ultimately led them to receiving a McDowell Foundation grant for their project, Strengthening Schools to Support Syrian Refugees During the Pandemic.

Read More
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Former Saskatchewan Bulletin Editor Jens Nielsen [left] when Jay Wilson, Professor and Department Head of Curriculum Studies at the University of Saskatchewan, was conducting the interview during Nielsen’s final days ahead of his retirement.

Read More
Friday, June 25, 2021
Sask Bulletin

REGINA–Ten schools in Saskatchewan will each receive a $10,000 grant to support student nutrition after being selected to win this year’s Mosaic School Nutrition Challenge.

“We can’t wait to see what this year’s winning schools create with their funding for the next school year,” said Sarah Fedorchuk, Mosaic’s Vice-President Government and Public Affairs, North America.

Read More
Friday, June 25, 2021
Sask Bulletin

One phrase I tend to hear in education quite a bit still is 21st century skills. I think I have heard this phrase for the last 20 some odd years. I think it might be time to retire this phrase. Many of the skills that are usually part of this are skills we have needed before, just in slightly different ways. It’s maybe time to see that learning new skills should be just something we do as lifelong learners.

Teachers should be examples of people who embrace lifelong learning and continually look for ways to improve their practice.

Read More
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Professional growth networks are learning communities for teachers. Discover one that is right for you! You can select your professional growth network membership starting August 2021.

Read More
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Emma Elstad, a Grade 10 student at Dinsmore Composite School, has embraced the opportunity to make a statement through her artwork.

As a Visual Arts 20 student currently enrolled at the Sun West Distance Learning Centre, Emma was presented an inquiry assignment which invites students to select a human rights/social justice issue that they feel passionately about.

Read More
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

More than a year after our first COVID-19 case was detected, the power of social connections and peer influence still greatly impacts the landscape during the pandemic.

Our new normal now includes extraordinary working conditions for our teachers and students as they continue to face new challenges daily. As our province continues to monitor our reopening plan for Saskatchewan, what will our school systems start to feel like in the next school year?

Read More
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Sask Bulletin

As the whole fiasco in Alberta around radically proposed K-6 curriculum changes plays out, delegates to the Alberta Teachers’ Association Annual Representative Assembly voted 99 percent in favour of a non-confidence motion in Education Minister Adriana LaGrange.

Meanwhile, according to Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Associate Executive Director Ian Krips, he is confident a quite different philosophy in Saskatchewan will not mirror how things have evolved in our neighbouring province.

Read More