A Critical Perspective on the Canadian Education Gap: Assessing First Nation Student Education Outcomes in Canada, May 2021

This paper aims to unpack the history of First Nations education in Canada, provide an overview of recommendations over the last several decades brought forth by First Nation and government bodies, outline the First Nation student learner outcomes in Canada, associated education gaps, and the key barriers to achievement, and initiate a critical path forward

2021-06-18T10:44:50-04:00June 17th, 2021|

Determining the role of Language and Culture in First Nations Schools: A comparison of the First Nations Education Act with the Policy of the Assembly of First Nations

In this article, Lindsay A. Morcom explores the incongruence between the federal government’s proposed First Nations Education Act and the approach of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) regarding language and culture education. She also examines research concerning potential outcomes of their approaches to determine what would be most beneficial to learners. Language and culture

2021-06-18T10:42:33-04:00February 5th, 2021|

First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Education: Overcoming gaps in provincially funded schools – 2013

This report written by People for Education in 2013, makes recommendations to address gap in knowledge, resources, achievement. It recommends professional development of educators and Aboriginal education opportunities integrated throughout the curriculum. It also suggests that schools with a high percentage of Aboriginal students are provided with First Nations’ language, special education, childcare, arts and

2021-06-18T10:42:28-04:00February 5th, 2021|

P4E: Moving Toward Reconciliation in Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools

A report written by People for Education April 2016, examining the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, new data from People for Education's 2015/16 Annual School Survey as it relates to Ontario's provincial Indigenous Education Policy, and a recent released paper from Dr. Pamela Toulouse outlining the benefits of an

2021-06-18T10:41:36-04:00February 5th, 2021|

FNREEES: Peoples Report from the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey

The report presents the Ontario First Nations findings from the First Nations Regional Early Childhood, Education and Employment Survey (FNREEES). In Ontario Region, a total of 30 First Nation communities participated in the survey, which was conducted between November 2013 and May 2015 through the Chiefs of Ontario, a regional partner of the First Nations

2021-06-18T10:41:30-04:00February 5th, 2021|
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