As Saskatchewan’s students return to the classroom, so do those who’ll be guiding their education.
According to the President of the Saskatchewan Teachers Federation Patrick Maze, teachers are excited to be returning to school.
However, there are some issues that seem to be lingering.
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One of them being the increasing population in Saskatchewan, which Maze said is “spilling over” into the classroom.
“We know that there’s going to be more students this year and we’re dealing with fewer resources to teach those students.”
One of the other issues has to do with teachers pay.
“We’re awaiting an arbitration ruling that will affect their contracts,” said Maze. “We’re kind of anxiously excited about that.”
Recently, Premier Scott Moe said the Government of Saskatchewan will pay out to teachers whatever the arbitrator rules they should be paid.