Why Choose Kenjgewin Teg for your Post Secondary Learning?
Our students, alumni, elders and team share some considerations in this "Transitions" video why you should consider studying for that certificate, diploma or degree here at Kenjgewin Teg on Mnidoo Mnising (Manitoulin Island).
Additional Qualifications (AQ) Courses at Kenjgewin Teg:
Additional Qualifications (AQ) Course Teaching FNMI Children, Schedule C * NEW: Online learning only due to COVID-19 limitations * ** NEW: No cost for successful completion of course ($100 refundable deposit required to register) **
The AQ – Teaching FNMI Children course is 125 hours; open to candidates who meet the entry requirements identified in the Teachers’ Qualifications Regulation. Successful completion of this course will be recorded on the candidate’s Certificate of Qualification and Registration.
FNMI children are the fastest growing population in Canada, and therefore, in the Ontario school system. In addition, Canada is in an era of reconciliation in the wake of residential schools, and assimilationist policies. Candidates will learn about the history of colonization in Canada, decolonization theory, current efforts of grassroots people to decolonize their selves and nations, and finally, their role as teacher and educator in an era of truth and reconciliation. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit stories center each major theme in this course as the roots and starting points of this course. Teacher candidates will reflect individually and collaboratively, with the encouragement to draw on their experiences to scaffold the learning. Place and the land will also center the learning just as Anishinaabe cultures, languages, customs and ways of life are a product of their environment. Main topics include: origin stories and legends, a revisionist colonial North American history from the perspective of FNMI nations, decolonization versus reconciliation, as well as the teacher’s role in today’s era of reconciliation, and pathways moving forward. Reflection, investigation, collaboration, experience and student directed learning inform the learning.
Location: Online Learning, blended model July 27- Aug 14, 2020 = synchronous learning PLUS 1 Final assignment and additional asynchronous online learning (45 hours) Total: 125 hours
Fee: $100.00 to register, refunded after successful completion of course (yes, a no-cost AQ) *Kenjgewin Teg reserves the right to limit the number of registrants under this COVID-19 hardship funding model*
Applications are now closed - stay tuned for next summer's AQ offerings