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Promising Practices in First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education: Case Studies of Two Alberta Schools

This report shares information about in-depth case studies of two Alberta schools in response to Alberta’s Commission on Learning Recommendation #40 supporting an education system that encourage diversity of programming for FNMI students. The report provides a literature review of research in Aboriginal Education and an overview of the project. The report also provides successful strategies in the context of five themes: FNMI parent and community engagement; FNMI cultural and language programming; teachers, instruction and curriculum/resources; professional development and individual student support. This resource is focused on professional development for districts and schools and supports a student/classroom connection and Alberta Education program or initiative.

Focus(s):First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Audience(s):Instructional Leaders
Teaching Quality Standards:
    Principal Leadership Quality Standards:
    • Support knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
    Keyword(s):Communities, Community, Culture, Education research, FNMI, Indigenous, Language learning
    Level(s):Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
    Is External:Yes
    Date Posted:November 01, 2010