ARPDC Professional Development Resources
Dedicated to ongoing professional learning at the local, regional and provincial level.

Foundational Knowledge Conversation Guide Series

The intent of the Conversation Guide Series is to create teachers’ and system leaders’ awareness and understanding of First Nations, Métis and Inuit:

-perspectives, experiences and ways of knowing
-history and legacy of residential schools and treaties
-Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations for education.

This resource is focused on professional development for teachers, administrators, learning coaches, schools and districts.


Type(s):Learning Guides, Websites
Focus(s):First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Audience(s):Instructional Leaders, Teachers
Teaching Quality Standards:
  • Apply knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Principal Leadership Quality Standards:
  • Support knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Keyword(s):Culture, First Nations Métis and Inuit, FNMI, Indigenous, Residential schools
Level(s):Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Learning Guides:11
Date Posted:May 15, 2017