First Nations Languages

About FNESC and First Nations Languages

Since its earliest establishment, FNESC has actively promoted and supported a variety of First Nations languages professional development, research, programming and services.  FNESC has an active subcommittee of community representatives that is focused on this important work. Currently, FNESC and its First Nations Languages Subcommittee, is engaged in a number of initiatives:


Announcement (posted November 18/14):

First Nations Language Teacher Professional and Resource Development Grants


  • First Nations Language and Culture Curriculum Framework Regional Workshops
  • First Nations Language Roundtable
  • First Nations Languages Teachers Education Program
  • First Nations Language Degree Framework
  • Language and Culture Teachers Pro-D Opportunities
  • K-12 First Nations Language Curriculum Framework
  • Developing a joint work plan¬†with the Association of BC Deans of Education