About the Workshop Series

Founded upon the First Peoples Principles of Learning and consistent with the Calls to Action of the Truth And Reconciliation Commission, the following workshops are designed for BC teachers to support them to teach about First Peoples in informed, respectful and appropriate ways.


Learning First Peoples Summer Institute

August 20-22, 2018 Vancouver

See the event page for details and registration.

Integrating First Peoples Principles of Learning and Content in Classrooms and Schools

May 18, 2018, Vancouver
May 26, 2018, Vancouver

Event Flyer

Registration, May 18, 2018

Registration, May 26, 2018

The First Peoples Principles of Learning are making an impact on our education systems, but we have only begun to understand how they can be used as a framework to build a stronger education systems for all learners.

This workshop is designed to help educators effectively integrate First Peoples content/perspectives and the First Peoples Principles of Learning into classrooms and schools.

Participants will examine how we can create an equitable education system that supports the success and well-being of learners as a part of Reconciliation through education, and will examine and receive a selection of teacher resources from the First Nations Education Steering Committee and the First Nations Schools Association.

A room block is available at the event venue, the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, 1133 W. Hastings, Vancouver. All participants are responsible for booking their own accommodation.
Book by April 17, 2018 for the negotiated rate of $239+ tx.
Reservations: 1-844-337-3118 or 604-689-9211 quoting “FNESC Integrating First Peoples Content Workshop.”

Booking link (coming soon)

Event Resources


  • First Nations school, public school and independent school teachers are invited to attend.
  • Registration fee (all participants) $30.
  • Registration fees must be received one week advance of the event or the registration will be cancelled.  Registration fees cannot be accepted in person at the event.

Travel expense reimbursement

  • Available for up to two representatives per BC First Nation school, per workshop. Maximum capacities will vary per workshop.
  • See the sample travel claim form, which includes a summary of FNESC policies on the reverse.  Travel claims must be received within 30 days of the event.

Schedule (all workshops)

  • Breakfast: 8:30 am; workshop 9:00 am to 3:30 pm; breakfast and lunch provided.


  • Registration deadline: 48 hours prior to the start of the event or earlier if capacity is reached.  Please book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Refund policy: Full refunds up 48 hours prior to the event.  No refunds after.  Substitutions allowed.

Payment Methods

  • Registration fees must be received by CivicInfo in advance of the event and are not accepted at the event.
  • Pay online with a credit card during registration or phone in credit card payment to CivicInfo at 250-383-4898.
  • Cheques are accepted, payable to First Nations Education Steering Committee c/o CivicInfo  Mail to: CivicInfo BC, #203 – 4475 Viewmont Avenue, Victoria BC, V8Z 6L8.  Include participant name.