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1 Bachelor of Education Degree in Aboriginal Adult Education Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre Brock University

2 Toronto Council Fire Toronto Council Fire is located at the corner of Dundas Street East and Parliament Street.

3 About Council Fire Council Fire has been serving Torontos Aboriginal community for over 30 years… Vision Statement Toronto 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-being Mandate To 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 Prenatal Nutrition (0-6 mos.) Family Nurturing (6 mos. – 6yrs) Youth Sector Little Embers (7-15 yrs) Akwego (7-12 yrs at risk) Wasa Nabin ( yrs at risk) Health Sector Life Long Care; Aboriginal Healing & Wellness; Urban Aboriginal Healthy Living Counseling Unit/Gathering Place Counseling; Drop In; Meal Program; Food Bank

5 Programs & Services Education Sector Goal Statement The Education Sector facilitates life long learning for community members aspiring to achieve a greater quality of life…

6 Education Sector Literacy & Basic Skills Creative Explorations; Self Management/Self Direction; Photography Media Literacy Academic Upgrading Math; Basic Computers; Communications Career & Personal Exploration; Mature Student Exam Preparation Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Program Microsoft Office Specialist

7 The BEd Program in Aboriginal Adult Education

8 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 and healing 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… Education Employment Counseling Community Services Program Development Health Training

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 support A 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, full course costs $5, Completion 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 – CoordinatorDiane Simone – Coordinator Joan McDougall - CoordinatorJoan McDougall - Coordinator Tel: (416) ex 246 Fax: (416)

15 For More Information For more information visit Brock Universitys Website at: timetable/aboriginal-guidehttp://www.brocku.ca/registrar/guides-and- timetable/aboriginal-guide or contact: Judith Knight Program Recruiter Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research & Education ext. 4574

16 Thank you Thank You


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