Purpose and Mandate

The Education Co-ordination Unit facilitates and supports the First Nations' political and technical processes to effectively respond to the needs of First Nations and the initiatives of the federal and provincial governments. It assists the First Nations to plan and develop strategies involved in the attainment of First Nation control of First Nations’ Education. The Unit works to improve information sharing in order to develop a strong network of First Nation Educators in Ontario. The ECU regularly engages in intergovernmental liaison with federal and provincial government officials and other education organizations to promote the collective interests of First Nations as mandated.