Yukon First Nation School Board Framework

June 3, 2021

The Government of Yukon and the Chiefs Committee on Education (CCOE) – are pleased to announce the finalization of the Yukon First Nation School Board Framework Agreement.
The agreement sets out the process for the creation of a First Nation School Board under the Education Act. This is a critical first step for Yukon First Nations and their Citizens to assume greater authority and control of the administration and management of education programs for students in their communities and the eventual operation of local schools.
Signatories to the agreement, representing 10 Yukon First Nations and the Government of Yukon, seek to address long-standing concerns about unacceptable education outcomes for First Nations students. They also commit to provide high-quality and culturally-appropriate education systems for these students based on an Indigenous world view.