Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Students, teachers, parents and others interested in learning more about student mental health are invited to a roundtable discussion on school-related anxiety, November 22, 7-9 p.m., at Riverview Collegiate in Moose Jaw.
This is the first community roundtable being presented through the McDowell Foundation Salon Series. The Salon Series was designed to provide research teams with an opportunity to partner with local stakeholders to share research findings and explore next steps or implementation strategies.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is very concerned about the Education Minister’s recent comments about treaty education.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is encouraging its members to help pick a new Premier or a Premier-in-Waiting. Over the course of the next few months, the Federation will be asking leadership candidates in both political parties to answer some very specific questions. The answers will be posted on the Federation’s website and distributed via social media.
Monday, October 23, 2017
The precarious future of public education will be the focus of the keynote address at this year’s Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation Councillor Conference, October 26 to 28, in Saskatoon.
Stephen Murgatroyd, an academic, author and communications expert, says public education in North America is under threat from multiple sources, including a rise in demand for school choices. He says a shift away from public education divides communities and diminishes commitment to public good.
Monday, October 16, 2017
It’s an inescapable truth about many things in life: challenges and opportunities come together. Rarely is one far removed from the other.
Saskatchewan has had its own share of challenges when it comes to education. However, the collaboration between the various education stakeholders has frequently been touted as a model other provinces can only envy.
That is why this year’s Education Week theme, Building Our Future by Learning Together, is particularly poignant in this time of fiscal restraint in all public service sectors, including PreK-12 education.