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MFNERC 20th Anniversary

MFNERC is celebrating 20 years of serving First Nations in Manitoba. Read a bit about our history in this celebratory booklet we created for the event.

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Reverberating the Success of December’s Principals’ Round Table

The annual Principals’ Round Table, held on December 4 and 5, 2019, at the Viscount Gort Hotel in Winnipeg, was well received by 30 school administrators who registered and participated. Three education administration facilitators hosted the round table with virtuous support by an Elder-in-Residence.

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Provincial Grade 12 Mathematics and ELA Tests Marking Session

Grade 12 Provincial Grade 12 Mathematics Achievement Tests Marking Sessions:

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Invitation to First Nation Schools to host the 10th Annual Land-Based Education Youth Gathering

10th Annual Land-Based Education Youth Gathering – DEADLINE EXTENDED

This is a letter of invitation to First Nation Schools to host the 10th Annual Land-Based Education Youth Gathering for the 2019 – 2020 fiscal year. 

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Passing of Elder Don Robertson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Elder, leader, and mentor Don Robertson.  Don passed peacefully on December 27, 2019. Don was the first Executive Director of the MFNERC in 1999 and was instrumental in the initial development.  He was a respected Elder and spiritual leader. Even in his retirement, Don kept busy supporting MFNERC serving as Elder in Residence for the Special Education department.  He, recently, acted as an Elder in Residence for our Transformation sessions with the First Nations education leadership.

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2018-2019 MFNSS Annual Report

The Manitoba First Nations School System (MFNSS) has released its 2018–2019 Annual Report.

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Literacy Round Tables

Earlier this month, MFNERC held two Middle Years Literacy Roundtables focusing on “Reading Comprehension Strategies to Promote Higher Level Thinking.” One two-day session was held in Thompson, and the other was held in Winnipeg.

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Evolution of Training Initiatives

MFNERC’s Training Initiatives provides accredited professional development required to implement innovative programming in schools. These programs are diverse in scope, spanning from physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, educational assistants, and school psychology to remedial literacy.

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What’s new at the Instructional Resource Center

The Instructional Resource Centre (IRC) provides curriculum-appropriate materials to all First Nations schools in Manitoba. As a lending library, teachers and staff can borrow our items. If you are struggling to find a resource or can’t purchase one, put in a request to IRC, and we will do our best to find the resource or work with you to find an appropriate alternative. Our library supports MFNSS and MFNERC schools with lengthy lending privileges.

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ASL Community Get Together

Five families from St. Theresa Point, Garden Hill, and Wasagamack First Nations had a fun get-together in Winnipeg on October 30th, focusing on American Sign Language (ASL) communication.

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