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The FNCF Curriculum Develop. focus group sessions (Aug. 15-17) have been postponed.

Postponement notice available here

Letter of invite for future focus groups available here

As you may be aware, the Research and Development Team of MFNERC has drafted a First Nations Curriculum Framework (FNCF) based on feedback gathered from the MFNERC Staff Working Group Sessions, conference participants, and from regional gatherings held during the 2016-2017 school year.

For the period of August 2017- March 2018, the R & D Team will be hosting the FNCF- CD Focus Group sessions as part of the framework development process. At these sessions, the Research Facilitators from R & D will facilitate the curriculum development process with the selected focus group participants representing each of the language groups.

The 3-day FNCF – CDFG sessions will be held four times from August 2017 until March 2018 in Winnipeg and will take place between: Please note additional days may be required.

  • August 15-17, 2017 POSTPONED
  • September 25-26, 2017
  • November 6-8, 2017
  • February 5-7, 2018

We are requesting First Nations to nominate a Language Educator and Elder for the upcoming 2017 – 2018 FNCF: Curriculum Development Focus Group Sessions.

The selected community representatives will be based on the following criteria:

  • An experienced educator (i.e. classroom/language teacher)
  • An Elder i.e. retired educator
  • Fluent and literate in one of First Nation languages
  • Able to participate and contribute to 3-day FNCF – Curriculum Development Focus Group sessions scheduled during the school year in Winnipeg

 Should you have any questions, please contact me or Ashley Kinsman, [email protected], (ext. 2083), Administrative Assistant, or one of the R & D Research Facilitators at 204-594-1290.


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