Learning First Peoples Summer Institute

The Learning First Peoples Summer Institute is designed to support educators to bring quality, authentic First Peoples teaching and learning into BC classrooms. Comprised of two different sessions, which can be selected individually, the sessions will introduce resources that focus on themes, issues and topics of importance to First Peoples learning and informed by the First Peoples Principles of Learning. Each session will include print resources, activities and opportunities for professional dialogue and networking.

Aug. 20-22, 2018, Richmond   First Nations Governance Models Teacher Resource (Elem/Sec) and Modern Day Treaty in BC Teacher Resource (Elem/Sec) DRAFTS,

Learning First Peoples Workshops
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 and appropriate ways. Each session includes print resources, activities and opportunities for professional dialogue and networking.

May 26, 2018, Vancouver  Integrating First Peoples Principles of Learning and Content in Classrooms

First Nations Schools Events
Every year, the First Nations Schools Association delivers number of events for First Nations school educators and school leaders, in order to ensure that the needs of students are addressed in meaningful ways. Many of the events are by invitation to educators of specific age groups or subject areas, so registration information will be sent directly to eligible participants.

Regional Sessions
The annual Regional Sessions meetings to learn about FNESC’s work and the work of our partners and to engage in a meaningful dialogue about current First Nations education issues.    Information about the 2018 Regional Sessions will be posted in the summer of 2018.

FNESC Board Meetings 

Jul. 5-6, 2018, including Annual General Meeting, Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, Vancouver

FNESC Annual Aboriginal Education Conference
Every year, the conference draws over 800 educators and education administrators, and it is a unique opportunity to come together as an education community to network, learn from one-another, and be inspired. The conference welcomes all those who are passionate about advancing quality First Nations education. Registration opens in the Fall of 2018.

Nov. 22, 2018 opening evening, Nov. 23-24, 2018 Conference, Vancouver

Post-Secondary Education Coordinator Meetings
These workshops provide information about the administration of the Post-Secondary Student Support Program and the University and College Entrance Preparation Program, and is designed to support community post-secondary education coordinators.

February 2019 (tbc)