The Ministry of Advanced Education has issued their Call for Proposals for the 2015/16 Community Adult Literacy Program (CALP). CALP provides funding for non-profit organizations (including First Nations and First Nations organizations) to deliver community adult literacy programs in partnership with public post-secondary institutions. Aboriginal literacy is one of the three CALP categories (Adult Literacy, Family Li
The PSSSP and UCEP 2015-16 National Program Guidelines have been released on the AANDC website. Here is the link for the web version https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1422288926040/1422289003986 FNESC has prepared a preliminary review of the 2015-16 PSSSP and UCEP Guidelines to highlight any changes from 2014-15, which is posted on the PSE Resource Page of the FNESC website, here: http://www.fnesc.ca/pse/edcoordinato
Adult Aboriginal students are invited to apply for one of four $1,000 awards to support their education. The Dr. Jacob McKay Awards are provided by the Indigenous Adult & Higher Learning Association (IAHLA), which is a non-profit, independent society that supports the growth of the Aboriginal-controlled adult education and post-secondary institutes of British Columbia. These awards are open to Aboriginal students
The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Society is pleased to announce that application forms for the 2015 BC Aboriginal Student Awards and BC Aboriginal Teacher Education Awards are now available. Awards range from $1,500 – $5,000 and many awards are renewable for several years of study. In total, the Society will grant over one million dollars in financial assistance to Aboriginal students in BC this year! T
Last year AANDC unilaterally replaced the Indian Studies Support Program (ISSP) with the Post-Secondary Partnerships Program (PSPP) This is in addition to changes that it had already made to ISSP in 2013/14. These changes include the following: Whereas funding was previously limited to Aboriginal-controlled institutes and First Nations, public institutions are now eligible. First Nations are no longer eligible recip
Union of BC Indian Chiefs: Harper Government’s Changes to Indian Studies Support Program Are Unacceptable News Release. June 5, 2013 (Coast Salish Territory / Vancouver – June 6, 2013) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs demands that the Federal Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada overturn its decision to move the Indian Studies Support Program (ISSP) decision-making and funding to its Ot
Check out the accolades given to Seabird Island College by Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MLA Gwen O’Mahony in the BC Legislative Assembly last week: http://bcleg-ds1.insinc.com/ibc/mp/md/open/f/8/10/20130306wv150en?f=w&m=v&l=en&w=13:57:15&d=00:02:06 Way to go Seabird Island!!
IAHLA has been informed that the Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology (the Ministry) has released its Green Paper on the Quality Assurance Framework (the Framework) for British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions. This paper responds to feedback from over 100 submissions received in 2012 and outlines a framework to support continual improvement in the post-secondary education system. http://ww