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Successful Practices in FNMI Education: Collaborative Frameworks Building Relationships Companion Resource

This online resource serves as a guide to strengthen collaborative processes between school authorities, parents, communities and other stakeholders, as they work together to improve the educational outcomes of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. Areas addressed are: Understanding the historical, social, economic and political implications of: treaties and agreements with First Nations; agreements with Métis; the legacy of residential schools; and the impacts of intergenerational trauma on learner development. The Collaborative Frameworks is made up of five themes: collaborative partnerships; adaptive organizational practices; culturally responsive educational practices; capacity building; and school communities.

This resource is focused on professional development for teachers and supports an Alberta Education program or initiative.

Type(s):Text Resource
Focus(s):First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Teaching Quality Standards:
  • Apply knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Principal Leadership Quality Standards:
    Keyword(s):Collaborative practices, Communities, Community, Culture, FNMI, Indigenous, Residential schools
    Level(s):Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
    Is External:Yes
    Date Posted:November 01, 2012