Cultural Awareness

Supporting and Enhancing First Nations, Métis and Inuit Student Success

These resources provide insight into culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy and instructional strategies for First Nations, Metis and Inuit students.

The playlists are a compilation of resources focused on themes identified in the Collaborative Framework as key areas of focus to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit student success.

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit Cultural Awareness for Administrators
  • Working Collaboratively with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Parents, Families and Community
  • Engaging First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students using Culturally Relevant and Responsive Education
  • Practices and Strategies
  • Supporting Successful Transitions for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students

Playlists

Working Collaboratively with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Parents, Families and Community

Supporting Successful Transitions for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students

This learning playlist is for school-based administrators to use with their staff to develop and enhance First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultural awareness. Specifically, it provides information, strategies and resources to promote successful transitions in support of improving First Nations, Métis and Inuit student success.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Cultural Awareness for School Leaders

This learning playlist centers on the theme of Leadership. In addition to providing you access to the complete Facilitators Workshop Guide for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Cultural Awareness for Administrators, it will also help answer important questions surrounding First Nations, Métis and Inuit Awareness.

Engaging First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students using Culturally Relevant and Responsive Education Practices and Strategies

This learning playlist is for school administrators to use with their staff to develop and enhance cultural awareness to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit student success. Specifically, it provides insight into culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy and instructional strategies that have shown promise in improving student success.

Supporting Resources

FNMI Fall Parent Community Engagement for Administrators Workshop

This wiki houses the support materials and resources shared at the two day workshop held on October 19 and November 15, 2012. The resources and materials focused on “First Nations, Métis and Inuit Cultural Awareness” for school and district leaders to support implementation of Alberta Education Goal 3: Success for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. The wiki shares powerpoints used during the two day workshop, as well as an extensive list of resources.

Supporting FNMI Student Success (with Debbie Mineault)

The focus of this four-part series is to address the question: “How do I develop appreciation and respect for First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture, history and worldview in my classroom?” Debbie Mineault provides a unique experience combining personal insights and infusion of First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture and language using Alberta’s programs of study, Our Words Our Ways and other resources. In this archived webinar series you have the opportunity to deepen your awareness of cultural beliefs that affect teacher choices.