The Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association (IAHLA) is the representative organization for a wide variety of Aboriginal controlled adult and post-secondary educational institutes across British Columbia. The community-based institutes offer a broad spectrum of courses and programs that include: college and university programs leading to certificates, diplomas, and degrees; Adult Basic Education leading to the Adult Dogwood Diploma for secondary school completion; language instruction; occupation specific training and upgrading; and a broad spectrum of lifespan learning programs that support Aboriginal people, communities, languages, and cultures. 

Recent News

Post-Secondary Education Coordinator Workshops

The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) is pleased to announce its 2024 Post-Secondary Education (PSE) Coordinator Workshops. These...

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IAHLA Annual General Meeting and Conference, November 14-15, 2024

November 14-15, 2024 | Vancouver, BC | Sutton Place Hotel  

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Post-Secondary Partnerships Program

The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and the Indigenous Adult and Higher Learning Association (IAHLA) are pleased to...

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BUILDING OUR SECTOR

Building a Tripartite BC Post-Secondary Education Model

BC First Nations and First Nations-mandated institutes are developing a Tripartite Post-Secondary Education Model for the province, outlining our vision for future funding, policy and program delivery models.

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With IAHLA

IAHLA members are Indigenous institutes governed by Board members representing Indigenous communities, and they offer a broad spectrum of courses and programs.  We welcome new members and encourage members to stay in touch.