Climbing the Mountain: Educating Reconciliation in Canada

Join us on May 8 for a workshop by Indspire exploring the impacts of colonization through the lens of educational policies

Climbing the Mountain: Educating Reconciliation in Canada, is a workshop by Indspire

Create healthy educational spaces based in principles of reconciliation with a one-day online training by Indspire!

UVicEd is proud to host Climbing the Mountain: Educating Reconciliation in Canada, a workshop facilitated by national Indigenous registered charity Indspire.

In the Climbing the Mountain: Educating Reconciliation in Canada workshop, participants will understand the impacts of colonization, specifically through the lens of policies such as the residential school system, the Indian Act, discriminatory laws and policies and the banning of culture, language and ceremonies have contributed to the marginalization of Indigenous peoples.

What’s included in the workshop?

  • Thought leadership from Niigaan Sinclair, a highly respected Indigenous scholar and writer from the University of Manitoba.
  • 340 educational ideas and activities.
  • 20 adjustable tri-level education plans accompanied by at least one Blackline Master (BLM).
  • Methods on how to operate sharing circles and
  • assess student and teacher performance.
  • Quizzes, tests, independent worksheets andactivities, cooperative learning activities and experiential learning.

What are the expected outcomes?

  • Empower individual and community educational awareness and competency regarding traditional Indigenous cultures, worldviews, spiritualities, and histories.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of how they can address ongoing disparities within the realm of education and how they can build trusting relationships with Indigenous people.
  • Encourage meaningful and purposeful dialogue and decisions regarding Truth and Reconciliation in schools and educational spaces.

Join us for our session!

Join us on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. PDT.

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