Aboriginal Cycle of Learning

The following will offer an added – and with a bit of luck – a thought‐provoking perspective on the cycle of learning experienced by many of our Aboriginal learners. I am hoping that staff will come away with an enriched understanding of the Aboriginal perspective on the learning process. This blog blends Michael Johnny’s book (with foreword by Diane Hill) …

Culture Shock

As we welcome back our coworkers and see a return to normal operations, I thought this might be a good time to resume the blog on the Aboriginal Portal. With this in mind, I believe a word about Culture Shock would be both appropriate and timely as many of our students . particularly those from small, isolated Aboriginal communities . …

Part 9: Strategic Directions to Achieve Goal Four

GOAL – An increasing number of Aboriginal learners have the skills and formal education required to more actively participate in the changing labour market. Retention and Completion Strategy Provide resources to postsecondary education institutions for the maintenance of physical spaces that reflect Aboriginal needs and identity and for the continued implementation of programming that encourages a broader recognition and inclusion …

Part 8: Strategic Directions to Achieve Goal Three

GOAL – An increasing number of Aboriginal learners achieve high levels of success in postsecondary education and training. Building the Postsecondary Education/Training System’s Capacity Strategy Provide multi-year funding and support to Ontario’s publicly assisted colleges and universities to deliver programs and services for Aboriginal learners, enabling them to provide sustainable, longer term, and more strategic planning and program delivery. Support …