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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sask Bulletin

REGINA–In advance of the World Teachers’ Day celebrations in front of the Saskatchewan Legislature, there were plenty of unknowns in terms of how the day would play out.

Yet, there were two totally predictable outcomes. Even though it was a pleasant autumn day, of course there was going to be wind. This was Regina after all. Also, the “celebrations” were always going to include none-too-subtle messages about the current plight of public education in the province, specifically in terms of class size and composition as the provincial collective bargaining scenario continues to unfold.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sask Bulletin

REGINA–Recently the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation presented a cheque for $10,000 to the Royal Saskatchewan Museum to formalize a partnership that is intended to support the Traditional Knowledge Keepers Program.

Prior to the actual cheque presentation, Michelle Hunter, executive director of the Friends of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, spoke enthusiastically about what an ideal collaboration this is between the two partners.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Sask Bulletin

Welcome to the new school year! Whether you are beginning your first year of teaching or are a more experienced teacher or principal, we encourage you to check out the resources and services available at the Stewart Resources Centre.

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Monday, June 25, 2018
Sask Bulletin

How best to describe the leadership life of a teaching principal in rural Saskatchewan today? Given the number and diversity of rural communities across Saskatchewan, metaphors range from hero to workhorse, to street entertainer to fully charged batteries! And according to recent research out of the University of Saskatchewan, each of these aptly describes the unique and complex role of a large percentage of principals in western Canada’s rural and remote schools (Wallin & Newton, 2014; 2013).

Principals, as the recognized formal leader of the school, provide a vital link between the school and community. Across Canada, rural principals often have a deep “personal-historical link to the school community” (Foster & Goddard, 2003), a fact that contributes to their sense of ownership and/or responsibility as a local leader.

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