Actions and Commitments

Call to Action # 62: Education for Reconciliation (62-65)

Indigenous teacher education

June 13, 2019

$2.7M investment in Indigenous teacher education training to educate teachers on how to integrate Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods into classrooms. The funding includes $1.4 million toward teacher education seats for Indigenous students. An additional $600,000 to integrate Indigenous knowledge and culture into the B.C. teacher education curriculum will provide $50,000 to eight institutions for the B.C. Public Teacher Education Programs and $200,000 for the Association of B.C. Deans of Education to support co-ordination and collaboration across the institutions.