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Construction begins on Child Care Centre at University of Saskatchewan

March 31, 2015 Today, Education Minister Don Morgan, Advanced Education Minister Kevin Doherty, and University of Saskatchewan Interim President Gordon Barnhart gathered to celebrate the start of construction for the university’s newest child care centre.  The Government of Saskatchewan has committed $1.3 million toward the $4.6 million project. The new facility will accommodate 90 child […]

by NationTalk on March 31, 2015399 Views

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Aboriginal Gang Reduction Strategies Course

March 31, 2015 The Professional Development Centre for Aboriginal Policing, through the Canadian Police College, is offering an Aborginal Gang Reduction Strategies (AGRS) course. This program is being delivered at Tsuu T’ina First Nation at the Grey Eagle Resort (Calgary, AB) from June 15-26, 2015. SK3

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Aboriginal Gang Reduction Strategies Course

March 31, 2015 The Professional Development Centre for Aboriginal Policing, through the Canadian Police College, is offering an Aborginal Gang Reduction Strategies (AGRS) course. This program is being delivered at Tsuu T’ina First Nation at the Grey Eagle Resort (Calgary, AB) from June 15-26, 2015. SK3

by NationTalk on March 31, 2015362 Views

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Study: School mobility and educational outcomes of off-reserve First Nations students, 2012

March 31, 2015 PDF version Off-reserve First Nations students who had changed schools once, outside of a regular academic progression, were more likely to have repeated a grade than those who had not changed schools or who had one regular academic progression move, reports a new study based on data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. This finding held […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 2015456 Views

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Study: School mobility and educational outcomes of off-reserve First Nations students, 2012

March 31, 2015 PDF version Off-reserve First Nations students who had changed schools once, outside of a regular academic progression, were more likely to have repeated a grade than those who had not changed schools or who had one regular academic progression move, reports a new study based on data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. This finding held […]

by NationTalk on March 31, 2015306 Views

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Challenges remain after provincial budget: Saskatoon school divisions​

(SASKATOON, March 27, 2015) – Saskatoon’s public and Catholic school divisions are welcoming the government’s increased financial commitment to elementary and secondary education announced in the March 18 provincial budget, but both divisions say challenges remain, including a lack of funding for enrolment growth. “We appreciate that the province made education a priority in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 2015319 Views

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Record $110,000 in scholarships awarded

March 25th, 2015 Parkland College awarded a record high $110,800 in Internal Scholarships to 81 students at its awards ceremony at the Painted Hand Casino in Yorkton on Tuesday. These scholarships are in addition to the $83,420 in Entrance Scholarships awarded in September. The grand total of $194,220 awarded in the 2014-15 academic year is […]

by NationTalk on March 25, 2015825 Views

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Missing and murdered Aboriginal women symposium

March 24, 2015 The University of Regina is hosting a four-day symposium to examine educational issues related to missing and murdered Aboriginal women and develop recommendations to reduce this societal tragedy. According to a 2013 RCMP report about 1,200 Aboriginal women in Canada have gone missing or have been murdered from 1980 to 2012. Although […]

by NationTalk on March 24, 2015396 Views

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Call for Papers: Engaging Indigenous Communities

The way in which scholarly work and research has been commonly pursued on Indigenous cultures and peoples has been subject to criticism for a number of decades. As early as 1969 Vine Deloria Jr. in Custer Died for Your Sins criticized scholars for engaging in useless and objectifying research, and argued for relevant community-driven research. […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015365 Views

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Try-A-Trade Event

Adult Basic Education students from throughout the college region were able to get first-hand experience with a number of trades at the Try-A-Trade Trade Fair held in Nipawin on March 17. Students were placed into six groups and each group rotated through the following presentations: Kevin’s Custom Ag-Kevin Verzonowski Gabriel Dumont Institute- John Klyne and Shawn Mahar Viterra- […]

by NationTalk on March 20, 2015576 Views

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