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Courageous Conversations: What kind of Saskatchewan do we want now and in the future?

The Concentus Foundation, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit, is hosting a forum where decision makers, community partners and interested stakeholders can come together to talk about the role of rights, the need for respect, and citizenship responsibilities in shaping the future of Saskatchewan.

Holocaust (Shoah) Knowledge Exchange Day

On October 31, 2016, the Concentus Citizenship Education Foundation, in partnership with Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission and the Saskatchewan Education Leadership Unit (SELU), is offering a one-day knowledge exchange for teachers.  At this event, teachers will experience the most effective strategies to meet specific outcomes by teaching events of the Holocaust (Shoah) and by having […]

Moose Jaw Students and Teachers Create Citizenship Video

Students and teachers from Riverview Collegiate Institute, Central Collegiate, and Empire School in Moose Jaw, prepared a catchy video promoting the benefits of citizenship and the value of citizenship education. Recorded in and around the three schools, and with the support of Safeway and the Moose Jaw City Police, this video is a great example […]

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Moose Jaw Students and Teachers Citizenship Video

Students and teachers from Riverview Collegiate Institute, Central Collegiate, and Empire School in Moose Jaw, prepared a catchy video promoting the benefits of citizenship and the value of citizenship education. Recorded in and around the three schools, and with the support of Safeway and the Moose Jaw City Police, this video is a great example […]

“The Last Line” Documentary

“The Last Line” is a made for television documentary about the increasing diversity in Saskatoon.  With a focus on the newcomer community, and in particular on the newcomer children integrating into the school system, the documentary looks at some of the challenges and opportunities that are, in many ways, common to many communities in Saskatchewan. […]

Living in Harmony Award Recipients Demonstrate Good Citizenship

On March 21, 2016, the City of Saskatoon recognized students, individuals, and organizations that help make the city a welcoming and inclusive community for all people. Timed to coincide with the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the City of Saskatoon’s Cultural Diversity and Race Relations gave awards for art and literary works […]

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Breaking Barriers

What are gender stereotypes? Where do they come from? Are they necessary? These are just some of the questions, designed to accompany the Breaking Barriers series of documentaries, that challenge the thoughts and feelings of students (ages 11 and up) about gender stereotypes. Prepared by Sherry Van Hesteren, these resources are suited for students in Grades […]

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Let’s Get Real

“Name-calling and bullying are at epidemic proportions among youth across the country, and are often the root causes of violence in schools. Let’s Get Real gives young people the chance to tell their stories in their own words–and the results are heartbreaking, shocking, inspiring and poignant.” Prepared by Sherry Van Hesteren, these resources are suited for […]