Education


Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

Thailand: PM orders probe into Lahu activist's death
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
He urged people to be sensible and wait for the results of the probe. The investigation will look into whether ... Meanwhile, Inter Mountain Peoples' Education and Culture in Thailand Association demanded the formation of a committee to investigate the ...

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

National Indigenous Times

National Indigenous Times

Kim Hames heads up Madalah, calls for more money
National Indigenous Times
Former WA Deputy Premier Kim Hames is calling on Canberra to increase funding for a not-for-profit Aboriginal education organisation, saying schooling may hold the key to 'closing the gap'. Dr Hames, who retired from WA ... Madalah provides ...

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Advancing Pacific Social Work Symposium
Scoop.co.nz
Event organiser Dr Tracie Mafile'o from Massey's School of Social Work says indigenous knowledges are recognised in the global definition of social work, yet culturally relevant social work education in the South Pacific has had limited attention ...

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Study describes what helps and hinders Māori success | Scoop News
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Māori university graduates describe whānau (family) support as the top factor that helped them to complete their qualifications, while family responsibilities and ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Federal budget 2017: What Indigenous groups are looking for
CBC.ca
... in the relationship between Canada and Indigenous peoples." And with a new federal budget to be unveiled Wednesday, Indigenous people in Canada are watching closely to see what the next page in that new chapter will look like. ... The head of the ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Despite progress, world's most marginalized still left behind – UN development report
UN News Centre
21 March 2017 – A flagship United Nations report launched today finds that although the average human development improved significantly since 1990, progress is uneven, with systemic discrimination against women, indigenous peoples and ethnic ...
The state of the world? Every day, 800 million people go to bed hungry, the UN saysLos Angeles Times
Migrants, women left behind in human development: UNTimes Now
Identity politics and intolerance a barrier to development, says UN reportThe Guardian
UNDP -Thomson Reuters Foundation -Deutsche Welle
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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

KVAL

KVAL

Springfield mayor says the city will now celebrate Indigenous People's Day
KVAL
Many indigenous people and their supporters showed up at the Springfield City Council meeting Monday night. The mayor presented a proclamation declaring the second Monday of October as Indigenous People's Day in Springfield. The push started over a ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Experts advise that training to work in Arctic should begin in kindergarten
TASS
The pre-school education includes teaching children national crafts and native languages for the purpose of keeping culture of the indigenous peoples and learning the national languages would be necessary for socialization. She invited scientists to ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Ponca Tribe's History Played Key Role at Conference
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
At the conference session, Christensen and Surrounded shared with attendees books and other educational resources about the Poncas, who were removed from their Nebraska homeland and forced to live in Indian Territory — what is now Oklahoma — in the ...

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Parramatta Sun

Parramatta Sun

Education targets aim to close gap
Parramatta Sun
Even more encouragingly: "For tertiary-educated indigenous people," he remarked, "there is no gap." This statistic affirms something that most of us know instinctively: education transforms lives. Australian universities now have 74 per cent more ...
Australia Aims to Attract More Indigenous Students and FacultyMasterstudies News (blog)

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017, Continue reading at the source

MetroNews Canada

MetroNews Canada

Calgary university celebrates storied history of indigenous education
MetroNews Canada
The Students' Association and its contributions to Indigenous education led to the centre's opening, at which Tom Cranebear provided a blessing. The first student club formed in 1987 and the Graduation Pow-Wow, held in 1994, continues to this day.

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Nunatsiaq News

Nunatsiaq News

GN committed to bilingual education: Nunavut minister
Nunatsiaq News
Nunavut's education minister, Paul Quassa, responded March 17 to criticism of the government's newly-tabled Education Act amendments reiterating the government's commitment to a fully bilingual education system. ... Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna, a ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

The Gateway Online

The Gateway Online

Students' Councillors offer opinions on having a mandatory Native Studies course requirement
The Gateway Online
“People think Aboriginal people just get free education, they're all drunks, but it's not the case, and that's exactly why we need these courses.” Arts councillor Victoria DeJong argued that even students who won't be working in indigenous communities ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

Anglicannews

Anglicannews

"Critical need" to train new ordained ministers in Canadian indigenous communities
Anglicannews
The key challenge, Mamakwa said, is the need to balance support and resources from institutions and schools outside Mishamikoweesh with ensuring education is still run by and for Indigenous people. Since 2003, education for ministry in Mishamikoweesh ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source

St Marys-Mt Druitt Star

St Marys-Mt Druitt Star

Education targets aim to close gap
St Marys-Mt Druitt Star
Even more encouragingly: "For tertiary-educated indigenous people," he remarked, "there is no gap." This statistic affirms something that most of us know instinctively: education transforms lives. Australian universities now have 74 per cent more ...

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Mon, Mar 20, 2017, Continue reading at the source