First Nations Education Governance – February

The four-day virtual webinar (eight sessions) will help you gain insight into various techniques to improve your awareness and enhance your knowledge and ability to make significant progress in moving First Nations control of First Nations education forward. You be able to apply First Nations Education Governance framework elements that best fit with your local First Nations governance requirements. You will learn the roles and responsibilities of the First Nations Education Board and the First Nations Education Organization/ Administration and how to apply a First Nations approach when taking control of First Nations education. Learning how to communicate effectively, actively and with empathy is of utmost importance and learning how to best engage principals, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members and to keep them continuously updated and informed about action being undertaken is critical to your success in moving forward. Reporting on-going results and changes, building long term relationships and partnerships, and applying governance best practices are also key to becoming successful in the governance of First Nations control of First Nations education.

February 1 – S1 & 2 | February 2 – S3 & 4 | February 6 – S5 & 6 | February 7 – S7 & 8

Session Content Outline for 8 Sessions

  1. Overview of Governance
  2. First Nations Education Board Roles & Responsibilities
  3. First Nations Education Organization/ Administration Roles & Responsibilities
  4. Accountabilities
  5. First Nations Lens – First Nations Control of First Nations Education
  6. First Nations Communication & Engagement
  7. First Nations Relationships and Partnerships
  8. First Nations Governance Best Practices

Webinar Fee: $800 for members; $1000 for non-members

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