Tag Archives: education of Aboriginal students

The Borneo Project



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This is a very well crafted website that aims to bring the concerns and culture of the indigenous people of Borneo.  Their mission is to bring“… international attention and support to community-led efforts to defend forests, sustainable livelihoods, and human rights. We believe that protecting human rights and environmental integrity in Borneo is a critical component of the global movement for a just and peaceful world.”  This site has a wealth of information about these issues and uses multimedia, in the form of web series and online documentaries, to express that these people have about the world they live in.  They focus mainly on the preservation of the natural ecosystem of Borneo and indigenous education but also have, in the past, brought up the problem of human rights issues that their peoples have faced.

Module 2.3 “Lift is achieved facing into the wind.”

This is a report prepared by the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) and examines some of the key issues surrounding the education of Aboriginal students.  It provides a governance framework and related strategies that school boards can use to improve Aboriginal learner results.  The framework includes five principles that will help improve Aboriginal student results: Legitimacy and Voice, Direction, Performance, Accountability and Fairness.  It is hoped that school boards will begin taking seriously the gap of improving Aboriginal student achievement knowing that there are many challenges and opportunities.