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Learning Event

Indigenous Approaches in Education (Winnipeg, MB)

Join us for a free professional development event for teachers that focuses on Indigenous perspectives in education.

During this workshop, participants will:

  • Learn about ways to incorporate Indigenous perspectives into lessons in the classroom
  • Gain a better understanding of teaching in a First Nation
  • Be introduced to northern teaching opportunities

There will also be an opportunity to learn more about Teach For Canada’s preparation and support program.

About the facilitator

Tania Munroe is an Indigenous woman from Garden Hill First Nation. She speaks Island Lake Dialect. Her first teachers were her parents and Elders. She has experience teaching in the north. She has taught at the middle years and senior high levels. She has also worked in post secondary environments in roles such as Advisor, Counsellor, Coordinator, and Instructor. She has worked with Manitoba schools to transition Indigenous students into high school and into public schools. Along the way, Tania has gathered best practices to develop strong relationships within the classroom and in the school.

During the event, we will also be joined by Amanda Sinclair, an Indigenous teacher from Dauphin River First Nation. Amanda is currently working at Ginew School located in Roseau River, MB.

Location: This event will take place at the University of Winnipeg. The room number will be provided to event registrants closer to the event date.

Accessibility: Teach For Canada is dedicated to making our events accessible for all participants. Should you require any accommodations (e.g. audio/visual support) to participate fully in this event, please contact selection@teachforcanada.ca.

Details

January 29, 2020

6:00PM - 9:00PM

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