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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Conciliation Board Chair Arne Peltz confirmed that the bargaining process is at an impasse, and that there has been no agreement on the issues under consideration. The report contains non-binding recommendations as a means to advance the process and underscores the importance of addressing these matters in a timely fashion. 

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Sask Bulletin Article

Since it became a reality four years ago, the Health & Sciences Academy at Bishop James Mahoney High School in Saskatoon continues to enjoy success with 160 students enrolled in this groundbreaking venture.

As the head of the Academy, Andrea Regier has been vigilant in the establishment and expansion of joint partnerships. That was readily evident from the recent signing of the memorandums of understanding at the school by representatives from the College of Arts & Science at the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Health Sciences. This will give students a head start on their post-secondary aspirations by offering post-secondary courses as part of the program.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Sask Bulletin Article

Chris Scribe reminded those attending the Learning From Practice conference that most important of all is “I’m an Indian first.”

That set the tone for his keynote presentation as he shared a rich array of stories and observations with a riveted audience of teacher researchers from throughout the province.

Scribe, who is the director of the Indian Teacher Education Program at the University of Saskatchewan, challenged the educators in the room to thinking differently in the future, especially in terms of incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing in their teachings.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Sask Bulletin Article

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is disappointed that after four days in conciliation during January, there has been no progress on the issues of student needs, the loss of spending power experienced by teachers or the important role of substitute teachers.

“This is a sad day for students and teachers across the province. We were hopeful that we would be able to come together to find solutions; sadly, that was not the case,” said Patrick Maze, President of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation.

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Friday, February 7, 2020

This year marks the 33rd year of celebrating Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week across our province. The week of February 9 to 15 is dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging the commitment of teachers and school staff to students.

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