Indigenous Principles Decolonizing Teacher Education: What We Have Learned

 

http://ineducation.ca/ineducation/article/view/61/547

This document is written by a collection of teacher educators, including the perspective of a member of the Lil’Wat First Nation of Mount Currie.  Their argument stems back to the teacher education programs and the lack of changes seen in traditional programs that are primarily based on Euro-American-centric values.  Indigenous pedagogical principles such as,inclusivity, community building, recognition and celebration of individual uniqueness are not reflected or encouraged in Education programs.  It is realized that to shift the mindset of preservice teachers it requires continuous effort and is met with various challenges along the way.

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