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EPP Resource Documents

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City Orientation Curriculum March 2014

The purpose of the City Orientation Curriculumis to provide an informative overview for Nishnawbe Aski Nation students transitioning from First Nation schools to provincial schools in urban centers. Most high school students from the Nishnawbe Aski Nation territorycomefromremote communities and leave their families for ten months out of the year....

EPP Conference Report 2009

Community education directors, educators, Tribal Council education advisors, principals, band council leadership, and representatives of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and the Ontario Ministry of Education participated in a three-day conference November 17, 18, 19, 2009, at the Prince Arthur Hotel in Thunder Bay, Ontario....

EPP Conference Report 2011

Community education directors, educators, Tribal Council education advisors, principals, band council leadership, and representatives of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and the Ontario Ministry of Education participated in a three-day conference April 11, 12, 13, 2011 at the Prince Arthur Hotel in Thunder Bay, Ontario...

EPP Conference Report 2013

Community education directors, educators, Tribal Council education advisors, principals, band council leadership, District School Board representatives and representatives of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and the Ontario Ministry of Education participated in a two-day conference February 19, 20, 2013 at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School in Thunder Bay, Ontario...

EPP Forum Report Sept 2013

On September 2013, the fifth EPP Forum was held in Thunder Bay to review the Joint Implementation Plan and consider how to move forward on the common objectives outlined therein. This report addresses the input and results of that session...

Extracurricular Strategy Report - Beyond the Classroom 2014

The objective of the Extracurricular Activity Strategy project is to develop and deliver a report thatoutlines a comprehensive extracurricular strategy for NAN students attending school away from their homes. The report emphasizesmeaningful, age-appropriate, and culturally sensitive strategies. The strategies build upon the existing programs and servicesin the region and reflectbest practices in the research literature regarding Aboriginal youth...

Know Your Rights & Responsibilities 2014

This manual will provide you with some essential information to protect your rights.It’s also important to know how to avoid coming into conflict with the authorities (e.g. the police or security)...

Local Education Authority Reference Document 2014

Fist Nations Local Education Authorities are entrusted with a great deal of responsibility. They oversee, coordinate and manage the academic careers of their students from preschool to post-secondary. This document will serve as a reference to assist them in creating an effective organizational structure and to encourage ongoing development and improvement of education services for their communities.

NAN Counselling Studies 2014

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is committed to ensuring their children and youth receive what every Ontario child is entitled to in terms of mental health services. This discussion demonstrated that a lack of integrated services provision, accessibility to services, and adequate services are not being delivered to the children and youth of NAN territories...

NAN Education Directors Resource Document & Second Level Services Options 2014

The First Nations Education Directors’Professional Development PlanReporthas been createdto assist Nishnawbe Aski Nation in collecting current information that is relevant for Education Directors in NAN-based schools...

Parent Student Communication Guide 2014

Most First Nations students from the Nishnawbe Aski Nation territory must leave home to complete high school. The first year your child leaves home to attend an off-reserve school will be challenging. You will have to adapt to being a long-distance parent, and your child will need to become more independent. This guide will give you some tips on how you can prepare your child for the transition from an on-reserve elementary school to an off-reserve high school. It will also provide information on how you can support your child during their years in high school.

Parent Student Communication Guide 2014 (OJICREE)

Parent Student Communication Guide 2014 (OJIBWAY)

Parent Student Communication Guide 2014 (CREE)

Parent Student Communication Guide 2014 (WASHAHO CREE)

Student Accomodation Providers Guide 2014

The Student Accommodation Provider Guide is intended to help provide caring, nurturing boarding placements for NAN First Nations Students. Student accommodation providers will strive to create a family environment in which students can achieve positive, personal growth as well as academic success...

Tuition Scoping Study & Master Tuition Agreement 2014

NAN students attending a provincial school away from their home communities are charged a tuition fee. The tuition rates and their payment procedures most often do not allow for special considerations. This study will provide insight into tuition calculation and methodology and assist in discussions with funding agencies and inform future policy implementation...

Aboriginal Teacher Training Program Directory 2015

The Aboriginal Teacher Training Programs Directory was developed to provide assistance to First Nations people of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation who are interested in pursuing a career in education. Information in the directory includes the types of Aboriginal programs offered and their duration.

Life Skills and Transitions Curriculum 2015

The purpose of the Life Skills and Transitions Curriculum is to help students and young people develop the skills needed to cope in the world. The main topics in this curriculum are heavily researched and accepted areas of need for development. These topics are expanded in units developed for Grade 7 and Grade 8 students.

High School Student Safety Protocol Guide 2015

The High School Student Safety Protocol Guide responds to concerns addressed by partners in the program and by present-day realities of NAN high school students attending schools in various northern Ontario municipalities.

Grade 8 Summer High School Transition Program 2015

The purpose of the Grade 8 Summer High School Transition Program is to provide curriculum to assist in preparing NAN students for the transition from their home communities into an urban/provincial secondary school.

Early High School Registration FAQs and Forms 2015

The purpose of Early High School Registration FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions) and Forms is to provide information to First Nation parents and students on high school registration, course selection, student registration, and other areas of concern.