Report points to more training on Aboriginal issues for Ontario teachers – APTN

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Report points to more training on Aboriginal issues for Ontario teachers – APTN

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2015324 Views

Ontario teachers do not have access to adequate training required to teach First Nations, Metis and Inuit issues, according to a new report released in the province.

47 per cent of secondary schools and 29 per cent of elementary schools report they offer professional training for teachers surrounding Indigenous issues, states the People for Education’s 2015 annual report.

The report included responses from 1,196 Ontario principles.

The research and advocacy group’s 2014 report states that one quarter of elementary schools and roughly one-third of secondary schools have teacher training related to Aboriginal issues.

Read More: http://aptn.ca/news/2015/06/15/report-points-training-aboriginal-issues-ontario-teachers/

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