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Canada’s Top School by Student Satisfaction 2019 – Macleans.ca

In this year’s student survey, we introduced a new question about how universities are making Indigenous histories, cultures and languages visible on campus Oct 11, 2018 The student voice plays a crucial role in assessing campus life. More than 23,000 university students responded to Maclean’s online survey, giving their opinions on professors and staff, residence […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201811 Views

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Alberta set to road test new K 4 school curriculum, renews focus on fundamentals – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 10, 2018 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Alberta is set to try out its new curriculum for young students and Education Minister David Eggen says it will mesh fundamental skills with broader social development. “We want to make sure that this new curriculum is actually focusing more laser-like on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201813 Views

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AB Government: Latest draft K-4 curriculum now available online

Oct 10, 2018 Alberta Education invites Albertans to view the latest draft curriculum prior to the next phase of development. In June 2016, Alberta Education began work on developing new provincial curriculum in six subject areas: language arts (English and French), mathematics, social studies, sciences, arts, and wellness education. This past spring, Alberta Education shared […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201817 Views

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Do the right dam thing’: Tsuut’ina, ranchers ride in protest against Springbank reservoir – CBC

The dry dam is intended to protect Calgarians from an event like the catastrophic 2013 flood Sep 30, 2018 Members of the Tsuut’ina First Nation and local ranchers took to horseback Saturday, to voice their continued opposition to the Springbank reservoir with a unity ride along the Elbow River. The dry dam — which would […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201813 Views

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Mount Royal U: Students raising awareness of Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is being observed in the Calgary area on Monday, Oct. 1. At Mount Royal, the day begins with Professor Richard Foggo’s (PhD) fourth-year child studies students in their capstone course distributing 500 orange buttons at main entrances on campus, as well as at an information booth on Main Street. At 11:30 a.m. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 201830 Views

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#InvestInInclusion: NorQuest advocacy campaign begins

September 27, 2018 In a world where credibility, honesty, and sincerity can be checked in the click of a mouse, NorQuest College plans to walk-the-walk and talk-the-talk, becoming a transparent and outspoken advocate for inclusion and diversity at work, home, and play. #InvestInInclusion is NorQuest’s boldest public-facing campaign and public awareness effort since 2012 when the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 201815 Views

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U of Lethbridge: School of Liberal Education celebrates Blackfoot heritage by accepting image of the turtle as an official symbol

For more than 50 years, Indigenous culture has been woven into the fabric of the University of Lethbridge, enriching programming, teaching and research, and creating an environment where students find community, support and success. Today, the University’s School of Liberal Education is proud to celebrate this heritage by accepting the Blackfoot image of the turtle […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201812 Views

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Mount Royal U: “Education is the new buffalo”

New installation marks anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7 Where millions of bison once roamed, thousands of students now learn. “Education is the new buffalo from which a good life will be attained.” A new installation called inni awatto (Buffalo on the Move) at Mount Royal University, located on the west side of Charlton […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201821 Views

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School board quizzes Alberta politicians on effects of education funding cuts – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 25, 2018 EDMONTON _ The Edmonton Public School Board has released a report that forecasts how schools would be affected by funding cuts and is sending the results to the province’s main political parties asking for comment. The report looks at four scenarios including no funding for enrolment growth, a hiring freeze, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201816 Views

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Calgary Stampede’s 2019 First Nations Princess wants to highlight anxiety, Indigenous education – CBC

‘It creates that conversation of why we were called Indian before and why we prefer First Nations’ Sep 25, 2018 It’s been rebranded and the newest title holder is looking to put the spotlight on anxiety issues and Indigenous education. The Calgary Stampede’s 2019 First Nations Princess, formerly Indian Princess, is 19-year-old Astokomii Smith of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201815 Views

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