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Monday, November 9, 2015
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It may not have been the halls of the Legislature, but prior to the advocacy luncheon at Councillor Conference, Education Minister Don Morgan and NDP Opposition education critic Trent Wotherspoon agreed to share their views regarding education in the province. Suffice to say for the most part they agreed to disagree, as politicians of different stripes often do.

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Monday, November 9, 2015
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REGINA – A new dawn was officially unveiled on October 21 as the various public education stakeholders gathered to signal the grand opening of the newly formed Saskatchewan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (SPTRB). 

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Monday, November 9, 2015
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REGINA – Tellingly in his opening remarks, Prairie Valley School Division Director of Education Ben Grebinski reminded the approximately 1,300 employees of the division that “humanity is our profession.”

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Monday, November 9, 2015
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LA RONGE – It’s an accepted fact that distance learning is becoming more commonplace in many school divisions with a number of rural schools in the province.

So you think perhaps it’s a natural fit for Northern Lights School Division, where schools are about as far away from one another as you’re going to find anywhere. You don’t (or more accurately can’t) drive from Uranium City to Sandy Bay, for example. Even if you could it would be an arduous journey to put it mildly.

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Monday, November 9, 2015
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You would have been hard-pressed to find a participant at this year’s Taking Your Place in the Professional Community conference for beginning teachers who had experienced a more circuitous journey than Silsila Miakhil. 

Born in Afghanistan, and then subsequently having lived in Uzbekistan and India, she and her siblings wound up in the unlikely locale of Lanigan, Saskatchewan along with their father – her mother (also a teacher) had passed when Miakhil was a child.

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