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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
News Release

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation welcomes additional funding for education in the 2021-22 fiscal year. Yesterday’s funding announcement from the Government of Saskatchewan is an acknowledgement of the significant costs and challenges schools have faced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022
News Release

The Executive of the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the Russian government’s blatant disregard for human life and the sovereignty of Ukraine. Saskatchewan teachers stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. On Friday March 4, 2022, the Executive passed a unanimous motion in support of the teachers and students in Ukraine. The STF will contribute funds to the Canadian Teachers’ Federation to forward to Education International to support colleagues and their students in Ukraine.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022
News Release

 

Today, unions representing more than 113,000 Saskatchewan workers collectively call on the Government of Saskatchewan and Premier Scott Moe to immediately mandate the recommendations of the province’s Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab.

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022
News Release

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is deeply concerned that the Government of Saskatchewan has failed to introduce enhanced protections for schools to address the highly transmissible Omicron variant of COVID-19.

“In the first days back from the holiday break, I am already hearing from teachers about staffing issues due to self-isolation requirements and COVID-19 exposures in schools,” said STF President Patrick Maze. “Staffing shortages affect a school’s ability to ensure a safe learning environment for students, and also impacts the ability to cohort students in different classrooms. Multiple student cohorts may be moved into a single classroom to address staff shortages, which causes many challenges when trying to mitigate the spread of a highly transmissible virus.”

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Sask Bulletin

From the headlines offered by CBC reporter Adeoluwa Atayero on October 14, 2021, in his coverage of the 2019 Pan-Canadian Assessment Program results, Saskatchewan classrooms face a crisis in mathematics. A closer look at the data reveals a much different story. Before one declares a crisis, one should ensure their mathematical analysis of the data is accurate.

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