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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Sask Bulletin

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is recognizing the work of women in education this October as Canadians honour Women’s History Month, a month-long celebration of the outstanding achievements of women throughout Canadian history.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Sask Bulletin

When thousands of students returned to classrooms across the province in September, there was a sense of hope that this school year might not have the same interruptions due to COVID-19 as the previous two did. While the government provided some guidelines to schools, each division was responsible for creating its own protocols.

Regardless of how deeply COVID-19 infiltrated communities throughout the province, the pandemic has had a profound impact on both students and teachers.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Local association presidents and vice-presidents also took part in professional development, heard updates from Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation staff and engaged in discussions.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Sask Bulletin

October 5, 2021, was the 30th anniversary of the McDowell Foundation.

Thirty years ago, teachers in the province enacted a vision for research to support teaching and learning across the province to highlight the innovation taking place in classrooms, schools and communities – work being led by professional, curious and passionate teachers.

October 5 is also World Teachers’ Day. Since 1994, the day is set aside to celebrate the contributions and achievements of teachers and to highlight the impact qualified and supported teachers can have on students and society. The date was chosen to recognize a recommendation made by UNESCO on the Status of Teachers passed in 1966, which supported teachers globally in defining and asserting their rights and responsibilities as trained, qualified and passionate professionals.

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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.

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