K4 (Nursery) Registration

The Alaqsite’w Gitpu School would like to announce that Friday, May 17th, is the deadline for K4 (Nursery) registration for the 2019-2020 school year.

Registration forms can be obtained from the AGS receptionist.  Students must be 4 years old on or before December 31, 2019, and must register with a Listuguj address.  The school will need to make a copy of the student’s Medicare Card, Birth Certificate, and Status Card.

K4 (Nursery) orientation will be held on May 31st at the AGS gym.  More details to follow.

For more information, please call 788-3100 or email jeff.grass@listuguj.ca.

Head Start Registration 2019

Head Start applications can be picked up at 6 B Pacific Drive Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
 
For more information, you can contact them at 418-788-3041.

Diver Training

Bus Safety 2018

Reminder that our young students and buses will be back on the streets next Tuesday, September 4th, 2018.  If you are a driver or parent, review the flyers below on bus safety.

The Kwitn Program – Unama’ki College

The Kwitn Program is a new interdisciplinary bridging program that will allow students to explore their interests in science, technology, and business in a small group setting with their peers and learn about careers related to these fields of study. Students will gain valuable academic skills to set them on a path for success in their chosen degree programs. During the Kwitn Program, students will have continued access to tutoring and receive assistance to find relevant summer job placements.

 

They are now accepting applications for the September 2018 cohort. If you know students who would be interested in exploring their educational and career options by taking courses in videography, coding, entrepreneurship, and Indigenous science, please share this exciting new program information with them or invite them to apply online at https://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/apply-now/#apply.

 

Chiefs and the First Nations Education Council Working Together to Improve Education in their Communities

 

For immediate release

 

First Nations Education in Quebec:

Chiefs and the First Nations Education Council Working Together to Improve Education in their Communities

 

 

Montréal, April 5, 2018 – Chiefs of First Nations communities in Quebec, in association with the First Nations Education Council (FNEC), are gathered in Montréal today to discuss important issues related to elementary and secondary education in their communities. They are convinced their children need access to quality education, and they want to draw on the knowledge of their professionals in education and collective vision to develop a funding formula that will enable their schools to provide high quality and culturally adapted education services, and give their students opportunities for higher education.

 

 

Discussions were also held on the need to maintain special education services for at-risk students in First Nations schools and the importance of meeting the actual needs of the communities. Invited to participate in this very important meeting, the Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador, Ghislain Picard, reminded those in attendance of the seriousness with which the communities are pursuing their efforts to create an education system that gives their children the opportunity to fulfill their dreams. Chief Picard stated, “Education is essential, and we are gathered here today to find solutions and courses of action that will make it possible to foresee an improvement of the education services offered in our communities.”

 

 

In devoting this day to the future of our children, we do not claim to address all current problems, but we are demonstrating our collective will to engage in a process to improve elementary and secondary education for First Nations youths in Quebec.

 

 

About the FNEC

For over 30 years, the FNEC has been working to fulfill the right of First Nations to have complete authority over their education through the implementation of an education system that has adequate resources, and that is developed and managed according to their values and cultures. Further information is available at www.cepn-fnec.com.

 

 

 

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Source:

Lise Bastien

Director General

418-842-7672

lbastien@cepn-fnec.com

 

Community Notice: 2017 Sneaker and School Supplies Vouchers

Community Notice 2017 Sneaker and School Supplies Vouchers

The Sneaker/School Supplies vouchers for Nursery to Grade 12 will be available for pick up starting Monday, August 7th at the Education Complex –  Monday to Friday:  8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

To be eligible  for vouchers, students must:

  1. reside on-reserve and attend the Alaqsite’w Gitpu School, Sugarloaf Senior High School or approved transfers to other schools.
  2. Provide 2016-17 school report card (provincial students only).
  3. provide a copy of status or medicare card (for those who have not yet provided one).

The information requested is to ensure compliance with Indian Affairs funding requirements.  For more information, call the Complex at 418.788.2248

 

 

 

Request for Proposal: Education

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from a qualified consultant or consulting firm to complete the initial phases of the project, which in turn will facilitate the development and implementation of a Governance Structure for Education inclusive of Adult Education and the Employment and Training sector.

 

Click here to read the full document.

 

For additional information please contact the Listuguj Education & Training directorate at 418-788-2248

 

 

 

Request for Proposal: Mi'gmaq Language Curriculum

Submissions

Lorna Sook

Director – Education, Training and Employment

Listuguj Mi’gmaq Government

1 Riverside West

 

Request for Proposal

Project: Mi’gmaq Language Curriculum

Deadline: February 10, 2017 at 4pm ATL

 

Summary and Background

The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to solicit proposals from a qualified consultant for the development of curriculum as well as the development of curriculum material and/or the acquisition of curriculum material for the Mi’gmaq Immersion Programs.

Project Purpose and Description

The purpose of the project is to provide the necessary support to the teaching staff through the development and/or acquisition of curriculum material for course delivery.

The individual would be asked to: Conduct research, facilitate working groups in content development: Develop the structure, content and objectives of new courses; Provide ongoing professional development, training and consultative services to teachers and other professionals; and may administer specialized testing and assessment programs

Project Timeline:

February 13, 2017 through June 30, 2017

Qualifications & Requirements

Fluency in Mi’gmaq

Bachelor’s degree in education

Master’s degree in education may be required

Specialized training or certification in curriculum development

Experience in curriculum development

Work independently and as part of a team, balancing multiple priorities

Excellent written and oral communication