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Joining forces with Saskatchewan Research Council’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program – U Regina

June 22, 2018 The Saskatchewan Research Council’s (SRC’s) innovative Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP), allows First Nations, Inuit, and Métis post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to connect with an SRC mentor in the same or similar disciplines and gain work experience through a hands-on summer job at SRC. “We are very pleased […]

by ahnationtalk on July 2, 201834 Views

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Parkland College flies the Treaty 4 flag – Yorkton This Week

June 28, 2018 A flag raising can mean different things. For Parkland College student Crystal Whitehawk, currently in the Bachelor of Indigenous Education program, it means a lot to see the Treaty 4 flag flying above Parkland College. The flag, which went up above the college for the first time on National Indigenous People’s Day, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201839 Views

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Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Scholarships Awarded to 100 High School Students Across the Province

June 22, 2018 Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship (SYA) Industry Scholarships have been awarded to 100 graduating high school students in 72 communities across the province this year.  The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to students who’ve completed the SYA Program, a program overseen by the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) that exposes students to opportunities […]

by pmnationtalk on June 25, 201835 Views

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Saskatchewan Research Council Expands Mentorship Program for Indigenous Post-Secondary Students

June 21, 2018 Today, the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is formalizing the expansion of a mentorship program for Indigenous post-secondary students, while at the same time celebrating the success the program has seen in its first four years. Through SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP), First Nations, Inuit and Métis post-secondary students in science, technology, engineering […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201827 Views

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First Nations School Holds Competitions to Display Learning in Robotics from RoboYOU Program

June 20, 2018 The results of five months of learning robotics, computer coding and digital literacy skills were shown today in competitions by students at the Cowessess Community Educational Centre. The games marked the end of the pilot run of Innovation Saskatchewan’s RoboYOU program launched in February 2018, to provide First Nations students in rural […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201830 Views

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Regina school named after Indian residential school advocate to be renamed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 20, 2018 REGINA _ School trustees in Regina have voted to change the name of a school over concern that it honours a man who was a driving force behind the residential school system in Canada. The Davin School is to be renamed Crescents School. Davin School was named after Nicholas Davin, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201829 Views

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University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine granted full accreditation

Saskatchewan’s medical school has achieved full accreditation of its undergraduate program from the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). The result was communicated to the University of Saskatchewan(U of S) yesterday. The college hosted a full-site accreditation visit in fall 2017. Jun 19, 2018 “This successful outcome for our College of Medicine is […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201826 Views

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University of Saskatchewan medical college gets full accredititation: college – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 19, 2018  SASKATOON _ The prognosis is good for the future health of Saskatchewan’s medical school. The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine was put on probation in 2013 when an accreditation committee found the school’s education standards were lacking in some areas. The probation was lifted in 2015, but the committee […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201822 Views

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U of SK: National Indigenous Peoples Day

Join us on June 21, 2018 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day at the third annual ‘Rock Your Roots’ Walk for Reconciliation. Starting at 9:30 a.m. at Victoria Park, the Rock Your Roots Walk for Reconciliation will feature a variety of traditional and multicultural dances, music and performances along the way. A small group will represent […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201861 Views

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Na’tsa’maht — Working Together as One – GDIN

I recently had the opportunity to attend a professional development conference hosted by the Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CICan) in Victoria, BC. The conference theme was Na’tsa’maht, a Salish phrase which means “Working Together as One.” The conference organizers felt this would be “Our time comes together as one—as one community committed to excellence […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201835 Views

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