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Improving educational outcomes is a shared responsibility. Governments, First Nation organizations, parents and individual students all have a role to play in achieving real results.
The following stories showcase the partnerships that help Aboriginal people get the skills and training to take advantage of job prospects in the North and across Canada.
See how First Nations students from Band operated schools in the Province Manitoba participate and demonstrate to their peers, the influence of science on a wide range of issues that impact our daily lives by viewing this video.
Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre/Roseau River First Nation Pilot Project
The Manitoba First Nation Education Resource Centre provides five different types of support and services to Band Operated Schools in Manitoba. The five different types of supports and services are identified in the video. They are: Numeracy Specialist, Literacy Specialist, First Nations Language Specialist, Early Childhood/Research Specialist and Development Support Specialists.
Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre
Serving the largest urban Inuit population in Canada, the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre provides education programming with additional cultural content. Children who attend the Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre not only follow the same curriculum as any other child in Ontario, but they also get the added benefit of learning their own culture and language.
First Nation Student Success Program Part 1: 2012 Part 2: 2013
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that First Nation students have access to the quality education they need to build a successful future for themselves and their communities.
Outma Sqilx'w Cultural School
Outma Sqilx'w Cultural School, at the Penticton Indian Band, is architecturally stunning, with state-of-the-art technology, balancing the past with the present. Outma Sqilx'w Cultural School will ensure a cultural legacy for the community's children for generations to come.
Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Ottawa
Nunavut Sivuniksavut program provides students with an opportunity to learn about Inuit history, organizations, land claims and other issues relevant to their future careers in Nunavut.