October 17(eve)-18, 2014
Association response to the recommendations of the Task Force for Teaching Excellence
In the past few weeks, teachers have expressed mounting concerns with respect to the pilot administration of the Student Learning Assessments (SLAs).
I was, in 1997, among one of the first cohorts of students to enter a redesigned bachelor of education program at the University of Alberta.
National study highlights challenges faced by school leaders.
“Hit and miss” implementation has stifled improvement
The pilot of the Grade 3 Student Learning Assessment (SLA) program slated for later this month has raised considerable concerns for teachers across the province.
ATA President Mark Ramsankar is looking forward to meeting soon with Gordon Dirks, new minister of education in Premier Jim Prentice’s cabinet.
The collective bargaining process ended in March 2014; however, final collective agreements are just now being written, proofread and signed. Updated collective agreements will be posted here as they become finalized.
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