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Sunday, October 10, 2021
Sask Bulletin

As a teacher in Saskatchewan, you have access to a comprehensive suite of benefits to help you through the various stages of your life. But learning the ins and outs of your benefits can be quite overwhelming. Here are five key tips based on what retiring teachers wish they would have known at the start of their careers.

1. Save a little extra on the side.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Sometimes we learn as much, or more, from the people around us as we do from the blogs, articles or texts of prominent educational leaders around the world. Our colleagues can be a source of influence and inspiration and the practice of reflecting upon the contributions of others enables us to add to, and personalize, our own leadership repertoire.

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Sask Bulletin

The most recent updates published by the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Retirement Plan make for pleasant reading for teachers in the province.

Earlier this year the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation filed a funding valuation as at July 1, 2020. A funding valuation provides a point-in-time snapshot of the long-term health of the STRP. As required by law, a valuation must be filed with federal and provincial pension authorities at least every three years.

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Saturday, October 2, 2021
Sask Bulletin

For Paula MacDowell, choosing her favourite avatar identity and meeting students in a virtual campus is often just part of a typical day teaching online courses.

An assistant professor in the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Education, MacDowell joined the Department of Curriculum Studies’ Educational Technology and Design (ETAD) program in 2019. Her passion and purpose lie in empowering youth through education and technology and designing learning experiences for pro-social and pro-environmental change.

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Friday, October 1, 2021
Sask Bulletin

Judy Jaunzems-Fernuk is on a mission to foster calm classrooms where teachers and students thrive.

The University of Saskatchewan graduate recently earned her doctorate degree from the College of Education in the cross-departmental PhD program. Her dissertation combined educational psychology and curriculum studies to explore what attributes contribute to early career teacher success.

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