The Youth For Reconciliation (YFR) was a partnership that aimed to build connections, relationships and allyship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth and communities. Through experiential learning opportunities, Grade 9-12 students from Markham District High School, Bill Hogarth Secondary School and Eenchokay Birchstick School were brought together to share their perspectives while focusing on several school […]
All year round, the Ontario Teachers’ Federation (OTF) offers a variety of resources and learning opportunities for K-12 teachers, as well as teacher candidates, across the province of Ontario and online. OTF aims to introduce support and develop understanding of truth and movement towards reconciliation. As the voice of Ontario teachers, OTF is a member […]
Serving the Greater Toronto Area since 1998, Dodem Kanonhsa’ pronounced Doh-dem Gah-noon-sah has forged a reputation for quality service, inclusiveness and community-oriented programming. Dodem is an Anishinawbe (Ojibway) word meaning “Clan” or family, and Kanonhsa’ is Kenienkeha (Mohawk) meaning “Lodge,” the name is also transcribed into Cree syllabics. The name was chosen to reflect the […]
This story looks at how the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) engages with educators in their learning in Indigenous peoples through professional learning and curriculum resources. ETFO is a union for elementary public school educators in Ontario. Professional learning opportunities are provided for ETFO members in Toronto and throughout Ontario at ETFO offices. Curriculum […]
The Indigenous Education Office at the Ontario Ministry of Education aims to support provincially funded school boards and authorities in the implementation of the First Nation, Métis, and Inuit Education Policy Framework.
The Deepening Knowledge Project brings Indigenous education to Initial Teacher Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. Indigenous and non-Indigenous educators collaborate with one another to support student teachers throughout their teacher education program.
The First Nations School of Toronto focuses on decolonizing and indigenizing education at the Toronto District School Board. Educators, administrators and support staff work specifically with K-12 students and their families.
The Urban Indigenous Education Centre of the Toronto District School Board supports Indigenous students of all ages and their families in the city of Toronto, focusing particularly on their well-being, success, and academic achievement. Its team of teaching staff and administrators also conduct research and provide professional development for educators. As part of its vision, […]