IMAGE Presentation Curricular Info Session portfolio 2016 06-01BC Curriculum Changes Information for First Nations Schools (June 2016)

The following PowerPoint describes changes to the BC Curriculum based on the regional workshops delivered by the First Nations Schools Association and the First Nations Education Steering Committee.


  • General overview of the new curriculum
  • Curriculum timelines
  • What is the same and what is different?
  • Structure of the curriculum
  • Increased focus on understanding concepts
  • Increased First Peoples content
  • Introduction of communication, thinking and personal/social competencies
  • Changes to Grades 10-12 courses

Individual Education Plan Process Workshop

In this workshop, learn how school teams can support high levels of learning for all students, including those with learning difficulties. The presentation shows the elements of a framework for student success, founded on the premise that teams need to “do whatever it takes” so that children learn. The workshop is led by Madeline Price, who is part of the First Nations Education Steering Committee and First Nations Schools Association Special Education Team, and filmed on location in Snuneymuxw First Nation. This video is part of the FNSA Professional Development Series (2014).

Please also see the accompanying resources for SMART Goal and IEP Development.

Teacher Hiring and Recruitment, First Nations Schools:  Find Your Future

This workshop with Ron Pound provides an introduction to recruitment and hiring, with a BC First Nations schools focus.  Filmed at a workshop with First Nations school and community representatives in 2015, it answers many of the common questions school and First Nations communities may have concerning the process. a multipart video 1. Introduction 2. Workforce Planning 3. Preparation 4. Selection Criteria 5. Search Process 6. Behavioural Approach to Recruiting.  This resource is not a substitute for legal advice.

FNESC FNSA Special Education Program Workplan Webinar