Citations with the tag: INDIGENOUS peoples -- Education
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- Aboriginal family school to open.
Narine, Shari // Alberta Sweetgrass; May2002, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p13
Reports the opening of an aboriginal family school in Calgary, Alberta. Commitment of the Calgary Board of Education to the students; Adoption of Aboriginal Education policy; Improvement on the success rate of Aboriginal students.
- Needs of Native students a priority with school division.
Petten, Cheryl // Saskatchewan Sage; Jun2000, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p2
Focuses on the educational need of aboriginal students. Jurisdiction of schools; In-service day dealing with aboriginal issues; Implementation of Cree programs.
- Aboriginal enrolment up at SIAST.
Petten, Cheryl // Saskatchewan Sage; Jan2003, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p19
Reports that the number of indigenous peoples enrolled at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology is increasing, according to annual report of the institute. Number of students who registered at the institute's four campuses in 2001-02; Population groups for whom an...
- Take up the challenge.
Gladue, Yvonne Irene // Raven's Eye; Jan2001, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p15
Introduces the Coastal Eco-Adventure Tourism Certificate program at the Northwest Community College in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Benefits of the program on students; Scope of the program; Requirements for applicants to the program.
- En'owkin Centre programs offer Native perspective.
Gladue, Yvonne Irene // Windspeaker; Sep2000, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p30
Reports the establishment of the En'owkin Center, a post-secondary institute for Native students in British Columbia. Meaning of En'owkin in the Okanagan language; List of education programs offered by the institution; Requirements to qualify for enrollment in the creative writing and visual...
- Apply now.
Gladue, Yvonne Irene // Windspeaker; Mar2001, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p32
Reports the organization of the Xerox Canada Aboriginal Scholarship Program in Canada. Call to students interested in pursuing training in the information technology to apply in the program; Establishment of the program to give financial assistance to Aboriginal students; Distribution of the...
- Health careers bursaries reward high achievers.
Taillon, Joan // Alberta Sweetgrass; Oct2000, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p14
Reports on the presentation of health career bursaries to Aboriginal students in Alberta. Amount of bursaries given; Purpose of the bursary; Statements of students regarding the bursary.
- City recognizes four young achievers.
Lusty, Terry // Alberta Sweetgrass; Dec2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p17
Reports the recognition of young Aboriginal students in Edmonton, Alberta. Background of the students; Presentation of the Aboriginal Youth Awards to the students; Objectives of the award.
Lusty, Terry // Youth Studies; May90, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p7
Presents issues on youth education in Australia. Scope of `The Aboriginal Child at School'; Elitist schools; Statistics on children changing schools each year in Australia; Initiative to boost the enrollment and retention of female students in technological areas; Sex education in school.
Lusty, Terry // Youth Studies; Aug90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p6
Presents a report of New South Wales Department of Education on the number of dropouts of aboriginal students taken from `SMH' dated June 23, 1990.
- P.S. Corrections to the July 2005 (vol. 45, no. 2) issue.
Lusty, Terry // Australian Journal of Adult Learning; Nov2005, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p289
A correction to the article an article by Kate Munro on indigenous education that was published in the July 2005 issue is presented.
- Canada's Aboriginal education crisis.
Laboucane, Robert // Windspeaker; Oct2010, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p18
The article reports on the occurring Aboriginal education crisis in Canada which the government considers as critical to improving the social and economic strength of such people.
- School board adding Aboriginal content to curriculum.
Kimble, Ross // Saskatchewan Sage; Feb2003, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p12
Reports on steps taken by Saskatchewan to promote indigenous culture in mainstream education curriculum. Reason for introducing hoop dance in schools; Criteria for the selection of modifications to be made in the curriculum; Benefits of the modifications in the curriculum for indigenous children.
- Relationship occupies the shadows of another's marriage.
Qwa, J'net AyAy; Cavanagh, Yak Sheelth // Windspeaker; Nov2011, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p12
The article presents the response of the author to the letters sent to her by readers dealing with topics of breaking up a marriage and sending an Aboriginal child to a provincial school.
- Indigenous Australian Education and Globalisation.
Brady, Wendy // International Review of Education / Internationale Zeitschrift f; 1997, Vol. 43 Issue 5/6, p413
This article focuses on the impact of colonisation and its associated impact on Indigenous teaching and learning. Western European institutions have dominated Indigenous ways of knowing and in Australia this has led to barriers which restrict the participation of Aboriginal people in education...
- Closing the GAP.
Perso, Thelma // Australian Mathematics Teacher; Jun2002, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p6
Discusses the sources and significance of the difference and the place of mathematics in Aboriginal cultures. Definition of mathematics; Understandings associated with the Aboriginal ways of knowing or world view; Distinction between mathematics and Western mathematics.
- JIE volume 41 issue 2 Cover and Back matter.
Perso, Thelma // Australian Journal of Indigenous Education; Dec2012, Vol. 41 Issue 2, pb1
The article presents guidelines for authors of the "Australian Journal of Indigenous Education."
- School praised on 25 years of instruction.
Kimble, Ross // Windspeaker; Aug2001, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p24
Focuses on quality of service of Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology (SIIT). Provision of basic education programs; Recognition of the efforts of SIIT to improve Aboriginal education; Enactment of Saskatchewan Indian Institute Technology Act by the provincial government.
- Education's black hole.
Schulz, Dennis // Bulletin with Newsweek; 10/22/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6043, p24
Focuses on the report `Report on the Provision of School Education Services for Reote Aboriginal Communities in the Northern Territory.' Standards; Poor attendance concerns; Cultural aspects; Community involvement and support.
- Teachers for the North need particular training.
Petten, Cheryl // Windspeaker; Mar2000, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p24
Reports the community-based teacher education for aboriginal teachers in Quebec. Information on the Aboriginal Literacy Education program; Involvement of the community in program development; Recruitment of instructors from the community.
- Alberta Sweetgrass askedï¿½.
Petten, Cheryl // Alberta Sweetgrass; Mar2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p8
Asks indigenous peoples on the importance of corporate sponsorship in aboriginal education in Alberta. Humanitarian impressions on sponsorship; Motivation for students; Aid to employment.
- Record number of Aboriginal students graduate.
Gladue, Yvonne Irene // Alberta Sweetgrass; May2002, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p11
Reports the graduation of Aboriginal students at the 5th Annual Traditional Celebration of Achievement in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Information on the community and schools of students; Number of high school graduates; Lists of graduates.
- Make schools welcoming, says Native professor.
LaRose, Stephen // Saskatchewan Sage; Sep2002, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p5
Focuses on the issues on improving the Aboriginal children in the school system during the Treaty 4 Governance Centre in Canada. Speakers during the seminar; Sources of children's knowledge; Conflict between school system and culture.
- RETAIN conference heads north for 2000.
LaRose, Stephen // Raven's Eye; Apr2000, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p2
Highlights the annual conference of Retention In Education Today For All Indigenous Nations (RETAIN) in Prince George, British Columbia. Discussion on ways to improve retention and graduation rates of Aboriginal people in high school and post secondary education; Themes of the conference;...
- Aboriginal teachers program maintains success.
Taman, Erin // Windspeaker; Sep2000, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p31
Reports the success of the Indian Teacher Education Program (ITEP) in Canada. Factors contributing to the improving quality of on-reserve education programs; Efforts to promote education among aborigine people; Goals of ITEP.
- Windspeaker news briefs.
Taman, Erin // Windspeaker; May2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p9
The article offers news briefs related to the aboriginal education in Canada including the launch of an Indigenous learning program, the revoking of the six years funding negotiations that threatens the survival of the First Nations education and the awarding of linguistic professor Keren Rice...
- Scholarships given.
Petten, Cheryl // Alberta Sweetgrass; Dec2000, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p18
Focuses on the scholarships given to Aboriginal students in Edmonton, Alberta. History of the scholarships; Qualifications for eligibility to the scholarships; Deadline for submission of applications.
- Northern graduates celebrate traditionally.
Phillips, Curtis J. // Alberta Sweetgrass; Jun2001, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p13
Highlights the commencement ceremony of Aboriginal students at the fourth annual Traditional Celebration of Achievements in Fort McMurray, Alberta on May 4, 2001. Presentation of an eagle feather and a commemorative plaque for the graduates; Speech by 1997 National Hockey League coach of the...
- Bush knowledge preserved.
Phillips, Curtis J. // Australian Geographic; Jan-Mar99, Issue 53, p11
Highlights the efforts of students at Mapuru Homeland Learning Center to translate the Djambarrpuyngu, a traditional aboriginal knowledge, into English. Location of the community; Lack of technology in the community.
- New monies help create new programs.
Phillips, Curtis J. // Windspeaker; Oct2008, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p21
The article reports on the educational funding given by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development to Okanagan College (OC) in support of the education of aboriginal students in British Columbia.
- Unconventional choices.
Petten, Cheryl // Windspeaker; Feb2002, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p30
Reports the career program of Secwepemc Cultural Education Society in KamLoops, British Columbia. Goals of Aboriginal Women in the Trades; Courses offered by the program; Contact information.
- Teachers address Aboriginal issues.
Gladue, Yvonne Irene // Saskatchewan Sage; Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p1
Highlights the Kitchener Community School teacher's convention at the Saskatchewan Centre for the Arts on February 18, 2000. Emphasis on issues related to Aboriginal education; Schedule of the convention; Names of participants.
- Report card gives Aboriginal education another failing grade.
Bartlett, Stan // Saskatchewan Sage; Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p11
Presents a report on the educational status on aborigines in Saskatchewan. Percentage of adult education without a high school diploma; Tendency of students to discontinue school attendance; Gaps in education attainment between aboriginal and non-aboriginal adults.
- CURRENT ORTHODOXY IN ABORIGINAL EDUCATION.
Partington, Geoffrey // National Observer; Spring2001, Issue 50, p20
Reports the orthodoxy of aboriginal education in Australia. Characteristics of aboriginal education; Reasons for the rejection of education by indigenous Australians; Projects to sustain aboriginal identity and culture.
- Native education policy review underway.
Petten, Cheryl // Alberta Sweetgrass; Jun2000, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p17
Reports on Alberta Learning's native education policy review in Alberta. Reasons behind the policy review; Involvement of the aboriginal community in the consultation process; Contact information for submission of feedbacks.
- Xerox scholarships awarded.
Petten, Cheryl // Alberta Sweetgrass; Sep2000, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p13
Reports the awarding of the Xerox Aboriginal Scholarship to eight aboriginal students across Canada. Amount of scholarship grant; Recipients of the award; Support to aboriginal students enrolled in college or university programs related to information technology.
- Failing grade for schools.
Petten, Cheryl // Windspeaker; Oct2002, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p21
Cites a study conducted by the Coalition for the Advancement of Aboriginal Studies to examine factors that are responsible for giving Canadian education systems a failing grade. Dissatisfaction with education about Aboriginal culture and history; Reasons for the delay in release of the report;...
- Symposium will deal with delivery of Aboriginal education.
Petten, Cheryl // Windspeaker; Oct2002, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p21
Reports that Aboriginal leaders and educators are being invited to a working symposium to be held in Ottawa, Ontario during November 20-22, 2002. Assessment of the delivery of Aboriginal education to students; Names of Aboriginal educators who will be leading the workshops; Other details of the...
- Indigenous peoples.
Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia; Mar1999, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
Presents information on data related to the youth of indigenous peoples in Australia. Details on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report `Australia's Children: Their Health and Wellbeing'; Decision of the Commonwealth Minister of Education, Doctor David Kemp, to withdraw the...
- Native learners perceptions of educational climate in a...
Tremblay, Paulette C.; Taylor, Maurice C. // Adult Basic Education; Spring98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p30
Presents information on the study which describes the dimensions of educational climate which were influential in providing optimal learning conditions for Native adult learners in a Native Employment Preparation Program. Descriptions about education climate from the perspectives of Native...
Tooley, Chris // AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples; 2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p4
A foreword to the "Alternative: An International Journal of Indigenous Scholarship" is presented.
- Aboriginal justice, democracy and adult education.
Holt, Lillian // Convergence; 1992, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p18
Focuses on aboriginal justice, democracy and adult education. Universality of the three issues; Power of definition; Need for the humanization of education; Aboriginal education in Australia.
- Aboriginal college faces shock closure.
Peterson, Chris // Green Left Weekly; 3/14/2012, Issue 914, p3
The article reports on the closure of aboriginal college in Melbourne, Victoria.
NAYLER, JENNY // Primary & Middle Years Educator; 2012, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including assessment for indigenous students in learning mathematics in Australia, critical component of sexuality education and the implementation of the Australian curriculum.
- NATIVE NEWS EXCHANGE.
NAYLER, JENNY // Eastern Door; 1/14/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the status of the Northland School Division which serves Aboriginal student in north Alberta, that was thrown a lifeline in the final recommendations made by a three-member provincial inquiry team.
- Aboriginal leaders sign landmark accord on Indigenous education.
Elliott, Tobi // Eastern Door; 6/4/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 21, p12
The article reports on the signing of the Accord on Indigenous Education on June 1, 2010 at the Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.
- Universities adapting to influx of Aboriginal students.
Kimble, Ross // Windspeaker; Dec2001, Vol. 19 Issue 8, pB3
Reports the adaptation of the universities to influx of Aboriginal students in Canada. Establishment of the Aboriginal Students Center; Benefits and difficulties of post-secondary education holds for Indigenous people; Assessment on the cultural bias inherent in schools.
- New adult education project fills the gap for local students.
ROWE, DANIEL J. // Eastern Door; 7/19/2013, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p7
The article informs that the First Nation Regional Adult Education Center has started an education program which aims at helping indigenous people complete the credits or grades required for them to complete their education or move towards higher education.
- NATIVE AMERICAN GRADUATION RATES.
Zehr, Mary Ann // Education Week; 3/3/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p5
The article discusses a report showing that fewer than half of American Indian and Alaska Native students graduate from high school.
- MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLISHER.
Proverb, Sauk // SAY Magazine; Special Issue 2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p4
In this article, the author focuses on the need of guide to provide native students a better idea of initiatives and programs available in post secondary institutions.