Postsecondary institutions announce Indigenous-focused learning opportunities, courses

Several postsecondary institutions across Canada have announced new Indigenous-focused learning opportunities and courses. Holland College has partnered with Abegweit First Nation to create a new micro-credential titled “Indigenous Leadership for Renewable Energy.” Mount Saint Vincent University and the University of King’s College co-developed a new Indigenous Media Literacy course that draws on a Mi’kmaw worldview to analyze representations of Indigenous people in the media. AlgomaU has launched an Indigenous-developed-and-delivered professional development program called Gabegendaadowin, which will teach front-line service staff about respect, consideration, and care for others. Assiniboine Community College and the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples have partnered to offer a tuition-free Horticultural Production certificate program to Indigenous learners who live off reserve. The University of Lethbridge has launched the Indigenous Governance and Business Management diploma program, which will provide Indigenous and non-Indigenous students the skills they need to pursue a career in Indigenous business and governance.

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