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Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement

The Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement is a collaborative partnership to increase the academic and personal success of all students of Aboriginal ancestry in the North Vancouver School District.  This partnership includes the Skwxwú7mesh, Tsleil-Waututh, and Métis Nations, all other Aboriginal peoples residing in North Vancouver, the North Vancouver School District, and the Ministry of Education.

This five-year Agreement, extending from June 30, 2016 to June 30, 2021, recognizes both shared and individual areas of responsibility among schools, teachers, parents, communities, and government bodies to meet the educational needs of students of Aboriginal ancestry.

The North Vancouver School District acknowledges and honours the history and culture of the Skwxwú7mesh and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations in whose territory we reside.  Commonly held values of mutual respect, collaboration, consensus building and inclusion, together with a continual focus on the goals and strategies that will lead to positive student growth and school success, informed the extensive consultation process that produced the third Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement, 2016-2021

It is the pledge of all stakeholders:

    • To continue to work in partnership
    • To share decision-making and goal setting, and
    • To develop and implement appropriate and strategic programs and initiatives for the benefit of all students of Aboriginal ancestry.

 

Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement 2006-2011 

Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement 2011-2016