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Aug 20

Dr. Bev Caswell attends the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium Meeting and Research Conference

Indigenous leaders, educators, students, and non-indigenous allies from around the world gathered at Seven Generations Education Institute in Nanicost, Fort Frances, Ontario August 10 – 14, 2015 to  recognize and reaffirm the educational rights of Indigenous Peoples and to share ways for improving the educational system for indigenous students around the world.

winhec_teamRobertson Program Director (Caswell of OISE) with colleagues from the Rainy River District School Board and Seven Generations Education Institute present at the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC) Meeting and Research conference. Our presentation was part of a panel highlighting “Indigenous Peoples Achieving and Enjoying Educational Success as Indigenous Peoples.”  

For a look at the conference, please see this 3 minute clip from APTN news: 
http://aptn.ca/news/2015/08/12/gathering-aims-to-improve-indigenous-education-around-the-world/

For an overview of the Research Conference please see: 
http://win-hec.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/WIRA-Final-Programme-PW15.pdf

To find out more about the World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium (WINHEC), click here: 
http://win-hec.org/

– Dr. Bev Caswell

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