18 février 2017

Stop focusing on ‘the problem’ in Indigenous education, and start looking at learning opportunities

The ConversationBy . Much attention in Australian Indigenous education is paid to the “achievement gap” and not nearly enough is paid to the “opportunity to learn gap” – this refers to the subject content students are exposed to in school. More...

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Back to school – understanding challenges faced by Indigenous children

The ConversationBy . Not only is the Indigenous population younger, but statistics are showing signs of improved Indigenous enrolment in early childhood education in the past decade. More...

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05 janvier 2017

Ottawa signs education deal with some Manitoba First Nations to improve outcomes

CTV.caBy . The federal government says a new agreement will give Manitoba First Nations more control over schools and lead to increased funding for programs to improve the education of students.
Nine First Nations are part of the agreement signed Friday by Carolyn Bennett, minister of indigenous and northern affairs. Read more...

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29 décembre 2016

Alaska Pacific Seeks to Become Tribal College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Alaska Pacific University has announced plans to become a tribally controlled college, Alaska Dispatch News reported. The plan is to become affiliated with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Read more...

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16 décembre 2016

North America’s native languages get higher education boost

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "timeshighereducation.com"By . Among the many institutions in North America that memorialise the native population is Miami University in Ohio, named after the Miami tribe that once spread from the state across vast sections of what is now the United States. Read more...

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Culturally relevant mentoring benefits aboriginal students, study finds

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "metronews.ca"By Colin Perkel. Indigenous students coached by aboriginal mentors appear to do better at school and be mentally healthier than their non-mentored peers, a new Canadian study indicates. Read more...

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UVic proposes joint indigenous-Canadian common law degree

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Wendy Stueck. At one time, that would have put him at risk of arrest. Under Canadian law, potlatches – gift-giving feasts to mark special occasions such as marriages, births or funerals – were illegal between 1885 and 1951. In Alert Bay, that period is marked by the U’mista Cultural Centre, which houses masks and other artifacts repatriated to the community after they were confiscated from a potlatch in 1921. Read more...

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Laurentian University hosts 'Maamwizing' Indigenous conference

cbc masthead logoBy CBC News. Laurentian University is hosting the Maamwazing Indigenous conference, which event organizers say will bring more than 200 people to campus, including guests from New Zealand and New Mexico. Read more...

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14 décembre 2016

Atlantic universities come together at StFX to renew research agreement with Aboriginal communities on economic development

NationTalkBy pmnationtalk. StFX today hosted the renewal of the Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program (AAEDIRP), delivered through a partnership of Atlantic Canadian universities and the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nation Chiefs. Read more...

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U of C Indigenous strategy aims to bring First Nations culture onto campus

cbc masthead logoBy CBC News. Students, faculty and community members gathered Friday to discuss how to better bring First Nations culture into the classroom. Read more...

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