Adult Education Partnership
In September 2012, the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board and Seven Generations Education Institute partnered to deliver adult education throughout the KPDSB district. The goals of this partnership include increasing education opportunities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners and improving access for adult learners to learn on a full or part-time basis. Visit nwoadulted.com to learn more.
Anishinaabemodaa Language Initiative
Seven Generations Education Institute, Rainy River District School Board and SayITFirst have partnered to develop Anishinaabemodaa, an Anishinaabemowin language revitalization strategy that aims to help put Anishinaabemowin back into the homes of the Anishinaabe people.
The Anishinaabemodaa initiative supports language revitalization through free educational resources for:
- Families wanting to speak Anishinaabemowin at home
- Anishinaabemowin learners
- Current or future Anishinaabemowin educators through preschool to post-secondary
The Anishinaabemodaa staff create free themed language kits for parents, learners, and educators that include:
- Lesson plans
- Sound charts
- Sound recordings
For educators, Anishinaabemodaa hosts regular professional development sessions designed to help instructors bring Anishinaabemowin into the classroom.
For more information about the Anishinaabemodaa initiative, click here.
Elementary and Secondary Support Program
The Elementary and Secondary Support Program (ESSP) is a partnership between Seven Generations Education Institute and the Rainy River District School Board (RRDSB) to support Indigenous students enrolled in RRDSB schools and to provide leadership at the provincial, system, and school levels.
SGEI employs a number of RRDSB staff members including the Indigenous Education Leader, Indigenous Vice Principal at Fort Frances High School, Indigenous Guidance Counselors, and Early Literacy Education Assistants to support Indigenous learners.
First Nation Student Success Program
The First Nation Student Success Program (FNSSP) supports kindergarten to grade 12 educators in participating First Nations communities by providing literacy and numeracy supports, school improvement plans, cultural resources and professional development opportunities, school information data systems supports, student retention initiatives and more.
FNSSP supports educators at schools in these five First Nations communities:
- Lac La Croix First Nation
- Big Grassy First Nation
- Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation
- Windigo Island First Nation
- Grassy Narrows First Nation
Post Secondary Student Support Program
The Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP) provides financial assistance to individuals from eight First Nations communities enrolled in an accredited post-secondary certificate, diploma, undergraduate or advanced professional degree program.
PSSSP is available in these communities:
- Wabigoon Saaga’igan Anishinaabeg – (Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation)
- Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation)
- Red Rock Indian Band – Lake Helen Reserve 53A
- Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinabek (Sand Point First Nation)
- Obashkaandagaang (Washagamis Bay First Nation)
- Wabaseemoong Independent Nations (formerly Islington Band)
- Northwest Angle #33 First Nation
- Northwest Angle #37 First Nation