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Athabasca University on path to long-term success

Jun 08, 2018 Alberta students will have greater access to digital learning and distance education thanks to the Alberta government’s investment in Athabasca University. With a $4.9-million government grant, Athabasca University will significantly modernize its digital learning environment and upgrade the existing IT infrastructure. The announcement comes exactly one year after the release of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201816 Views

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NorQuest College: Thoughts and condolences to our Wetaskiwin campus

June 07, 2018 It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Anthony (Tony) Swampy, a NorQuest College student, who was killed in a car accident on Tuesday in the Millet area. Tony was an Academic Upgrading student at our Wetaskiwin location. He was known by faculty and students to be a positive […]

by pmnationtalk on June 8, 201814 Views

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Paul First Nation, Alberta, begins construction of new Kindergarten to Grade 9 School

From: Indigenous Services Canada June 6, 2018 Paul First Nation, AB Indigenous Services Canada An essential component of a student’s education is having a safe and healthy place in which to learn. The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nation communities to build school facilities that help improve educational outcomes, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201820 Views

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First group of Indigenous apprentices complete Red Deer College program – Daily Commercial News

June 6, 2018 RED DEER, ALTA. — Fifty Indigenous apprentices from remote Alberta have become certified welders through a new program at Red Deer College. The Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT) program is a federally-funded $1.4-million initiative where participants received in-class training as well as workplace experience, and gave apprentices access to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201815 Views

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Why we need better, smarter, panic free education on cannabis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 5, 2018  By Rebecca Haines-Saah, Assistant professor of community health sciences, University of Calgary THE CANADIAN PRESS This article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the original site. ___ Author: Rebecca Haines-Saah, Assistant professor […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 20189 Views

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Indigenous language stakeholders to gather at 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium – University of Lethbridge

As Indigenous communities across North America face the challenge of keeping their traditional languages alive, an important conference is coming to the University of Lethbridge. The U of L’s Departments of Modern Languages and Indigenous Studies have teamed with the Peigan Board of Education/Piikani Nation to host the 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium (SILS 2018), […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201814 Views

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Gord Downie inspires Alberta First Nation elementary school musical – CBC

The Journey of Wicapi Omani was based on story of late Tragically Hip singer Jun 01, 2018 Watch out Come From Away — there’s another seriously Canadian musical on the horizon. Students at a southern Alberta First Nation elementary school put on their own, original production Thursday for parents, telling the story behind Gord Downie’s […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201814 Views

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This professor wants to see more Indigenous knowledge in chemistry education – Thestar.com

May 31, 2018 EDMONTON—A group of chemists and Indigenous leaders have their “ion” reconciliation. Part of the solution in precipitating change is incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing alongside western ideas in chemistry education, said Dr. Malcolm King, a University of Saskatchewan professor who is a member of the New Credit First Nation in Ontario. King […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201824 Views

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Mount Royal means growth, development and success of the individual

Former board chair Barbara Jean Fraser receives Honorary Bachelor of Education — Elementary A tireless volunteer, Barbara Jean Fraser has worked to improve the quality of life in Calgary and Alberta for 50 years. Her dedication and leadership within multiple organizations has brought about changes in the delivery of health care, education and social services in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 20189 Views

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Indigenous students have option to wear own regalia as University makes changes to Convocation – U of Lethbridge

Some significant and meaningful changes to University of Lethbridge Convocation proceedings will debut this week as the U of L graduates over 1,300 students at its 2018 Spring Convocation ceremonies on Thursday and Friday. For the first time, self-declared North American Indigenous students will have the option of wearing their traditional regalia to Convocation in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201810 Views

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