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Indigenization

Year of the Dialogues

Dialogue 1. Transforming the Culture of Education

To bring together PSE educators, resource people, and community members to build understandings and actions for how PSE should move forward in building culturally responsive schools and nurturing healthy learners.  The purpose of this series is to effect cultural transformations.

Dialogue 2. Transforming the Curriculum: “How to Workshops”

In conjunction with Dialogue 1 (above), a series of faculty workshops will bring together PSE educators, resource people, and community members to build understandings and actions for how PSE should move forward in building culturally responsive schools and nurturing healthy learners. 

Dialogue 3. Culture Camps for Faculty

To bring faculty and staff into direct contact with the landscape and heritage of the area by attending a culture camp

Dialogue 4. Workshops on Innovations in Teaching and Learning

  • To meet specific needs the faculty have identified for developing their teaching strengths

  • To provide faculty with information and training on innovations in teaching and learning

  • To provide faculty with information and training on ways to indigenize their own curricula and teaching practices

Dialogue 5. From Apology to Truth & Reconciliation Community Forums

To continue the dialogue that began with the Government’s apology for Residential Schools by developing an understanding of a series of specific, important issues affecting aboriginal communities today.  This is Dialogue is lead by the Kermode Friendship Centre,

Dialogue 6: Fighting Racism Workshops for Faculty/Teachers

A workshop or series of workshops to address the racism experienced by Aboriginal people in the education system. 

Dialogue 7:  Celebrating the Wisdom of the Elders

This series is for the Elders and is intended to bring together Elders and other Education Leaders with College personnel (faculty, student support, and other resource people) to build understandings and actions for how PSE can be more responsive to issues confronting Aboriginal students in the classroom.