Teaching and Learning Indigenous Perspectives

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Our next intake for the TQS will begin in January 2022 for the July 2022 start. 

The Department of Indigenous Education at the University of Victoria is pleased to be offering Teaching and Learning Indigenous Perspectives, an IED Integrated 10-Course Set leading to a TQS Upgrade for teachers.  

The Integrated Course Set is designed to give teachers an opportunity to learn from and about Indigenous knowledge, and to make valuable connections to local Indigenous communities to strengthen their understanding of Indigenous peoples and societies.

Indigenous Education initiatives continue to be a high priority for School Districts across the province, especially with the requirement of the BCTC Standard 9 and these courses are designed to meet this important and distinct need in a meaningful integrated bundle of 10 courses offered over 13 months (2 face-to-face summers plus 2 terms of online delivery).

Apply by submitting a Letter of Intent to ied@uvic.ca that includes: 

  • information about yourself
  • what your background is in theory and practice in Indigenous Education
  • what you hope to learn through this course set
  • what you feel you can contribute to the learning
  • any other relevant information
  • (2pg max, Times New Roman, 12 pt font, 1” margins) 

Other course set information:

 For any other assistance or questions, please feel free to contact our office at ied@uvic.ca or 250-721-7826.