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CYSNetwork News Exchange – 05/12/14

Hello CYSN Members and Community Partners,

SAVE THE DATEBelleville Downtown DocFest is scheduled for Friday, February 27th through Sunday March 1st, 2015. Details will be arriving in January, however, if you would like to discuss this further (or perhaps suggest a film) please contact Ruth Ingersoll or 613-968-2466.  Please CLICK HERE to visit the website.

UBC MOOC on Reconciliation through Indigenous Education:  Explore strategies, teaching exemplars, and resources that support the teaching and learning of Indigenous ways of knowing in classrooms, schools and communities.

UBC Faculty of Education is delivering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), a free 6-week course that begins on January 25. Join Dr. Jan Hare, Professor of Indigenous Education, to learn about Indigenous Education through the lens of reconciliation. Participants will engage with educational leaders and resources that provide direction for how education programs and teaching practices can be modified in order to meaningfully integrate Indigenous knowledge worldviews and pedagogies in classrooms, schools and communities.

Each topic of the 6-week course is structured with: lectures, conversations with Elders and knowledge keepers; dialogues with educators and scholars that inform practice; teaching examples; and curriculum and educational resources.  Estimated effort: 2 hours per week.  Pre-requisites: none.

To register
Registration code IndEdu200x
Course duration January 27 – March 10, 2015

Wendy Anderson, Coordinator, Children and Youth Services Network

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