This website summarizes the findings of the Chiefs Assembly on Education. This document provides an in depth look at Aboriginal education from a First Nation’s perspective. The notes from this meeting highlight gaps within the system from K through post-secondary education. The Chiefs end with the need for more financial assistance to assist with the higher incidents of special needs of students, repairs to a vast majority of the schools as well as the resources to meet the needs of these specific learners. Overall, this document is useful for an insider’s perspective on the state of aboriginal education in Canada and provides a snapshot of the reality of the current educational system within the Aboriginal communities.
To access this website, go to: http://www.afn.ca/uploads/files/events/fact_sheet-ccoe-3.pdf
Ronaye Kooperberg (Module 3 – Post 2)