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Office of First Nations and Inuit Education

Convocation Day

Sandra Deer smiles brightly after receiving her Master of Arts degree in Education and Society.

Spring Convocation 2014

Jim Howden, OFNIE Director, and Josie Cox, graduate of the Bachelor of Education for Certified Teachers program.

 

Scarf Ceremony

OFNIE graduates at the 2015 Scarf Ceremony sponsored by First People's House, held at the Faculty Club.

 

Cree graduates at 2015 Spring Convocation

Tina Schiavone (advisor), Rose Dixon, Bernadette Katapatuk, Jim Howden (OFNIE director), Nora Katapatuk, Mary Bear, Debbie House-Cox, Grace Wong McAllister (advisor).

Eliana Manrique (Kativik School Board Director), Annie A. Alaku (BEd. Certified Teachers) and partner, Oleepeka Meetuq (BEd. Certified Teachers) and partner, Jim Howden (OFNIE), Annie Tertiluk (Kativik School Board).

OFNIE works in partnership with First Nations and Inuit education authorities throughout Quebec including the Kativik School Board and the Cree School Board.

Annie A. Alaku (BEd. Certified Teachers), partner, Alacie Nalukturuk (Commissioner, Inukjuak), partner, Oleepeka Meetuq (BEd for Certified Teachers).

Kativik School Board continues to honour her memory via the Evie Ikidluak Award

The Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) operates under the auspices of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, the largest department in McGill University’s Faculty of Education.

OFNIE works in partnership with First Nations and Inuit education authorities throughout Quebec – such as the Kativik School Board (KSB), the Cree School Board, the Kahnawake and Kanehsatake education centres, and the Central Quebec School Board on behalf of the Naskapis of Kawawachikamach – to deliver community-based teacher education programs and professional development.