Intro to Aboriginal Postsecondary Education Framework

In early March of this year, the Ontario government released its Aboriginal Postsecondary Education Framework, which outlines how it will close the educational achievement and attainment gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal learners. According to the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities, this framework sets out its part of its foundation for Ontario’s Aboriginal education strategy. For example, the government is …

Part 1: Context

The Aboriginal Demographic Landscape in Ontario According to the Government of Canada 2006 Census, Canada’s Aboriginal population numbers over 1.1 million people. Of this, 1/5 lives in Ontario, which is approximately 231,000 people; moreover, upwards of 10% of Ontario’s Aboriginal population lives in the Northern part of Ontario. A full 10% of Thunder Bay and a full 20% of Kenora’s …

Spring Goose Hunt

As you are reading this, many Cree hunters, from youngsters to grandfathers, are currently engaged wholesale NFL jerseys in their annual spring hunt, which usually lasts for about two weeks from the mid part of April to its Children end. This special time of year has many families gathering together, sometimes for the first time since last wholesale MLB jerseys …

March 25: Enrichment Day

5 Keys Points from the recent Enrichment Day 1. Establishing A Rapport With Aboriginal Learners Is Essential: The key to establishing a strong rapport with Aboriginal learners is building trust. By providing CONSTANT feedback early in and throughout the semester, you are building confidence academically. Simple messages like ‘You are on track’ or ‘You are adjusting well to college’ go …