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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Alluding briefly to the protracted implementation of the Task Force on Teacher Time, Education Minister Don Morgan assured those attending the Councillor Conference one thing that is certain is the government’s commitment to the calendar that was set out in the report that was submitted in 2016.

While Morgan said that while he is hopeful a panel with representatives from the education stakeholders can expedite the process, his frustration was evident in an interview afterwards.

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

In one of her most
 recent addresses to the 
Annual Meeting of Council, Sask­at­chewan Teachers’ 
Federation Executive Director Gwen Dueck mused about what constitutes courageous leadership.

“It is to enter into some 
uncomfortable conversations and then doing things 
differently than people might 
expect,” she opined at
the time.

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Monday, November 7, 2016
Sask Bulletin Article

Since the phrase transformational change became a recurring part of the PreK-12 education lexicon in Saskatchewan following this summer’s provincial budget, the invariable result has been confusion for teachers who remain unclear, to say nothing of apprehensive.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Executive Director Gwen Dueck announced today her pending retirement effective March 31, 2017. Dueck has held the senior administrative position in the professional organization of over 13,000 teachers in the province since April 2008, when she became the first woman to assume the role in the Federation’s history.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016
Editorial

Let’s just clear this up right from the start – this isn’t meant to be some sort of essay about how I spent my summer months since that would be self-indulgent and arguably perhaps boring to those who might spend a few minutes perusing this space.

Rather, it is my intention to share just a few moments of observation culled from the myriad of professional growth opportunities offered for teachers here at the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation building.

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