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Peel school boards work to incorporate more Indigenous education in the classroom – Mississauga News

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202194 Views

June 22, 2021

In consultation with Indigenous organizations and networks

In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released 94 Calls to Action for all levels of government to address the legacy of residential schools and its continued impact.

In the years since, both Peel District School Board (PDSB) and Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board (DPCDSB) have implemented certain practices and policies to focus on truth and reconciliation in the classroom for students to be informed on Canada’s history and present-day events.

In Oct. 2020, PDSB hired Donna Ford to be the Superintendent of Indigenous Education, Anti-Racism, Anti-Oppression & Community Partnerships in direct response to the Ministry of Education’s Directive 10, which called for the creation of an Equity Office as part of the Ministry’s intervention to address issues of systemic racism at the board.

Read More: https://www.mississauga.com/news-story/10420975-peel-school-boards-work-to-incorporate-more-indigenous-education-in-the-classroom/

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