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Training Institute

IMG_2280MFNERC’s Training Institute provides professional development and human resources development by supporting First Nations people who are interested in receiving the training required to become Educational Assistants and Special Education Assistants.

Participants are generally individuals employed by First Nations schools, who plan to remain in the First Nation for an extended period of time. Through face-to-face and online training, the program, in partnership with University College of the North, provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed in the following areas:

  • to assist students with lessons under the direct supervision of the classroom teacher and/or resource teacher
  • to monitor and report to the classroom teacher on student progress
  • to assist in the preparation of learning materials and environment
  • to perform other support functions as required

To date, over 250 educational assistants have graduated from the program.

For more information on MFNERC’s Training Institute please contact:
Shirley Myran, Training Institute Manager

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Psychology Program tailored for First Nations students

On April 2, MFNERC and the Werklund School of Education (University of Calgary) received an Award for Educational Leadership at the 2019 Teaching Awards.

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Conference for Educational Assistants

The Manitoba First Nation Education Resource Centre Training Institute is hosting a conference from Tuesday, March 19th to Thursday, March 21st, 2019, at Best Western Airport Plus in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Read More >