Presentation on theme: "Bachelor of Education Degree in Aboriginal Adult Education"— Presentation transcript:
1 Bachelor of Education Degree in Aboriginal Adult Education Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural CentreBrock University
2 Toronto Council Fire Toronto Council Fire is located at the corner of Dundas Street East and Parliament Street.
3 About Council FireCouncil Fire has been serving Toronto’s Aboriginal community for over 30 years…Vision StatementToronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre is an autonomous vibrant cultural agency that involves and serves the Aboriginal community with confidence for and commitment to, their well-beingMandateTo provide counseling material assistance and other direct services to Aboriginal people to encourage and enhance spiritual and personal growth
4 Programs & Services Child & Family Sector Youth Sector Health Sector Prenatal Nutrition (0-6 mos.) Family Nurturing (6 mos. – 6yrs)Youth SectorLittle Embers (7-15 yrs) Akwego (7-12 yrs at risk)Wasa Nabin( yrs at risk)Health SectorLife Long Care; Aboriginal Healing & Wellness; Urban Aboriginal Healthy LivingCounseling Unit/Gathering PlaceCounseling; Drop In; Meal Program; Food Bank
5 Education Sector Goal Statement Programs & ServicesEducation Sector Goal StatementThe Education Sector facilitates life long learning for community members aspiring to achieve a greater quality of life…
8 The BEd Program in Aboriginal Adult Education Beginning January 2011, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre will be hosting the Ontario Aboriginal Adult Education Course being offered by Brock University.The Ontario Aboriginal Adult Education course is designed for individuals from the Aboriginal Community or people who would like to work within the community, and wishing to obtain their certification in teaching.
9 The BEd Program in Aboriginal Adult Education The course will be offered at Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre (439 Dundas Street East) bi-weekly on Fridays from 6-9PM and Saturdays from 9AM – 4:30PM.Each day will begin with a smudge andhealing circle…
10 The BEd Program in Aboriginal Adult Education Five Core Courses:1 ADED 4F84: Aboriginal Teacher Development (Jan – Apr)2 ADED 4F85: Curriculum Theory Design in Aboriginal Education (May – July)3 ADED 4F86: Instructional Strategies (Sept. – Dec.)4 ADED 4F87: Aboriginal Leadership Issues (Jan. – Apr.)5 ADED 4F88: Aboriginal Teacher Development (May – July)
11 This Program is for you if you are currently working with, or would like to work with Aboriginal Adults in the areas of…EducationEmployment CounselingCommunity ServicesProgram DevelopmentHealthTraining
12 The BEd Program in Aboriginal Adult Education Program Features:Advanced standing for existing Native institute diplomas,university degrees and college diplomas.Community-based education; study in your own community on a part time basis.Courses developed in co-operation with top Aboriginal and mainstream educators throughout Turtle Island.Trained Aboriginal Facilitators who will work with you and your fellow learners throughout the program.Culturally specific supportA degree that is recognized by our communities as well as the mainstream.This program does not lead to an Ontario Teachers Qualification.
13 The BEd Program in Aboriginal Adult Education Each course costs $1,050.00full course costs $5,250.00Completion of Course leads to certification or Bachelor of Education designation if student already has a Degree.Time Line (5 semesters over 18 months)
14 For More Information Contact: Diane Simone – Coordinator Joan McDougall - CoordinatorTel: (416) ex 246Fax: (416)
15 For More InformationFor more information visit Brock University’s Website at:or contact:Judith KnightProgram RecruiterTecumseh Centre forAboriginal Research & Educationext. 4574