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March 21, 2024

Recognition of the knowledge and competencies of the FNEC’s Foundations in Teaching in a First Nations Context: An important milestone in our collaboration with the university community

NationTalk: Saguenay – The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is proud to announce that Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC) has formally recognized the knowledge and competencies of the FNEC’s training program Foundations in Teaching in a First Nations Context in its undergraduate programs leading to a teaching certificate. Students who successfully complete the training...

March 18, 2024

Guelph students among Canadian kids learning math concepts through Métis beading practices

Students created bracelets under supervision of Métis knowledge keepers CBC News: An elementary school initiative that explores math concepts while incorporating Indigenous practices is making its way into classrooms across Canada. The Métis-math collaboration is part of a larger collection spearheaded by mathematics education researcher Ruth Beatty of Lakehead University in 2012. It’s called First Nations...

December 8, 2023

‘It’s something I can actually be proud of:’ Training program trades difficult pasts for toolbelts

A non-profit is helping Indigenous people start a new life in the trades APTN News: The non-profit organization Purpose Construction provides on-site job experience to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit trainees who’ve had involvement with the criminal justice system and are currently receiving income assistance through their ‘Purpose Homes’ program. “I’m very grateful because as...

December 4, 2023

A locally developed course teaches First Nation, Metis, and Inuit history

Students at the Foothills Composite High School are now able to learn about the history of local First Nations, Metis, and Inuit people. NationTalk: Okotoksonline – Created by Cameron Campos and Charity Tegler, the course All My Relations is intended to give students knowledge, skills, and understanding to build reciprocal relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. In doing...

October 24, 2023

Launch of the First Nations Preschool Cycle Program

NationTalk: Saint-Sauveur – Today, the First Nations Education Council (FNEC) is proud to announce the official launch of the First Nations Preschool Cycle Program. A collaborative effort between the FNEC and preschool teachers from its member communities, the program stands out with its holistic approach to learning, by considering the overall context of each child,...

July 18, 2023

Teach For Canada–Gakinaamaage’s Annual Summer Enrichment Program, Led by Indigenous Leaders, Northern Teachers, and Education Experts, Prepares Teachers to Fill Roles in Northern First Nations

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2023 NationTalk: Thunder Bay, Ontario – Teach For Canada–Gakinaamaage, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting First Nations student success by recruiting and developing committed educators, is thrilled to announce its annual Summer Enrichment Program taking place from July 17th to 21st, 2023 at Lakehead University. Since 2015, the program has been held in-person...

March 4, 2023

Saskatoon high school students use coding to remix Indigenous music, learn about history, reconciliation

Hackathon aims to encourage more students from diverse backgrounds to explore the world of computer science CBC News: A unique computer science event used coding and music from Indigenous artists to teach Saskatoon high school students about First Nations culture and reconciliation. Approx. 100 students from St. Joseph and Bethlehem Catholic high schools participated in...