EDGE 2015: The 3rd Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education
The symposium is a two-day conference that will bring together teacher educators working in the Indigenous context to share ideas and experiences regarding teacher preparation programs.
There will be multiple sessions and presentations on the themes of: Indigenous voices, education showcases, experiencing the land, Indigenous ways of knowing, language and culture.
Dates: March 26-27, 2015
Venue: Labrador Interpretation Centre, North West River, Labrador
Conference Fee: $150 CAD (HST included)
Speakers at the conference will include:
- Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald, Associate Dean for Indigenous Education, NITEP Director & Professor in Educational Studies, University of British Columbia
- Ms. Jodie Lane, Education Manager, Nunatsiavut Government
- Mr. Tim McNeil, Deputy Minister of the Department of Education and Economic Development, Nunatsiavut Government
- Dr. Alex Wilson, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, and Academic Director of the Aboriginal Education Research Centre, University of Saskatchewan