5th Annual Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education

When: April 24 - 25, 2017
Where: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Faculty of Education Building, Fort Garry Campus

We are pleased to announce that the 13th Annual Aboriginal Education Research Forum – “Shawane Dagosiwin” is co-hosting with the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Education to present the 5th Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education.

Conference Theme: Embedding Spiritual & Sustainable Wisdom in Education and Research as an Act of Reconciliation

“Shawane Dagosiwin” (as translated from the Anishinaabe language) reflects the values of, and embraces integrity and respect for family and community in educational research. This year we are pleased to co-host this event organized through a planning committee that includes educators from Manitoba’s universities, the provincial departments of education, First Nations and Métis governments and various representative organizations.

The Canadian Symposium on Indigenous Teacher Education is hosted by various Faculties of Education in Canadian that take the lead in hosting the symposium. This annual event is in its 5th year and has been previously hosted by the University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and University of New Brunswick.

Keynote Speakers: Drs. Chantal Fiola & Jean-Paul Restoule

Please check the website: www.aerf.ca for proposal submission guidelines, suggested presentation formats, and registration information.

Proposal submission deadline is Friday, February 24, 2017.

For further information contact: laara.fitznor@umanitoba.ca or Susan@plannersplus.ca.