Sign up for FNCF Focus Groups

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,, (ext. 2083), Administrative Assistant, or one of the R & D Research Facilitators at 204-594-1290.


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