Authors: Sandra Germain
Collection: Research Materials
This research project is intended to identify and catalogue First Nations community-based initiatives across Canada that target late-entry learners. The focus is on recruitment strategies that target First Nations persons and identifies post-secondary institutions that have been successful in assisting students make the transition to student life and culturally appropriate pedagogy. The document will also help determine the most effective retention strategies for First Nations clients. The information collected from the research will be used by Mawi tan etj in its efforts to design a sustainable education plan for the First Nations communities within the Miramichi region of New Brunswick. The Mawi tan etj research project will contribute to the strengthening of a pan-Canadian First Nations network and the results will be used to make decisions for a long-term education strategy.