Aboriginal culture

Exploring the implementation and potential adaptation of Action Schools! (2009)

BC for Rural and Remote First Nations Communities

This document describes a project designed to test whether a school-based healthy lifestyles program could improve the health of Aboriginal children and youth in Canada.

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2014-05-28

The Education and Employment Experiences of First Nations People Living Off Reserve, Inuit, and Métis (2013)

Selected Findings from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey - Analytical paper

This report describes some of the findings from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS), a national survey of Aboriginal peoples aged six years and older in Canada. It focuses on those aged 18 to 44 and examines their education pathways, as well as factors that affect high school completion.

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2014-05-26

What is learning like for ME? A Community Approach to Learning Disabilities (2011)

Resources and Tool Kit for Community Service Providers on Haida Gwaii

This tool kit was developed in response to requests from community service providers, teachers, and tutors for a simple guide to identifying and dealing with learning difficulties among adults and students on Haida Gwaii, the chain of islands off the northern coast of British Columbia. The area is populated mainly by the Haida Aboriginal people.

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2014-05-26

Addressing Learning Disabilities With the Medicine Wheel [Video - 4:58] (2013)

This video shows how the Ts'zil Learning Centre in British Columbia uses the four elements of the medicine wheel to address the needs of First Nations students with learning disabilities. The wheel is divided into sections representing the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the person.

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2014-05-16

Financial Literacy for Ontarians project – PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise: Community-based Financial Literacy – Supporting Women Entrepreneurs [Video 5:09] (2013)

The Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy (CCFL) developed a curriculum to train staff in community organizations to deliver financial education programs to their clients. This video shows how that curriculum is being used in a program designed to support women entrepreneurs in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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2014-02-17

Aboriginal literacy and essential skills pilot project: Tutor guide (2013)

This guide is one of the resources developed through the Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) pilot project, carried out from 2010 to 2013. The goal of the project was to help First Nations communities on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to develop a culturally learning vision and set of learning pathways.

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2014-01-30

Chapter 2 – Who We Are, Activity 8 – Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, Part B: Citizenship Resource [Audio – 1:56] (2010)

This audio file is part of a resource designed for instructors who are teaching concepts of Canadian citizenship in an adult English as a Second Language (ESL) classroom.

Part of a chapter on Canadian identity, it focuses on the history and culture of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. The narrator explains the distinction between Firsts Nations, Inuit, and Métis people, and discusses Aboriginal religious beliefs.

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2014-01-28

Aboriginal literacy and essential skills pilot project: Food safety and indigenous meal preparation on Vancouver Island (2013)

This curriculum is designed for use by adult learners, working with or without a tutor. It is aimed at people who want to safely prepare food for themselves and their families; find local food sources and promote traditional food harvesting; work in the food industry; or go on to take a course leading to a certificate in food safety.

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2014-01-23

Aboriginal Learning: A Review of Current Metrics of Success (2007)

This review is part of a larger project focused on redefining success in Aboriginal learning.

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2014-01-22

Creating a personal learning path: A benchmark framework for Aboriginal literacy and essential skills (2013)

The Aboriginal Literacy and Essential Skills (ALES) pilot project, carried out from 2010 to 2013, was designed to help First Nations communities on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to develop a learning vision and set of pathways that are culturally relevant and reflect the literacy and essential skills needs, interests, and priorities of the communities.

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2014-01-16

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