Manitoba gets high marks on teaching about Indigenous issues – Winnipeg Sun

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2018158 Views

Manitoba has received top marks on how it’s teaching children on Indigenous issues by making education on residential schools, treaties, and Aboriginal peoples’ historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory requirement for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students.

Manitoba was the only province and territory to receive Excellent marks for both public consultation and implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Call to Action 62.i – also known as Education for Reconciliation, according to KAIROS Canada in its updated Education for Reconciliation Report Card. Education for Reconciliation was one of the TRC’s 94 Calls to Action released in 2015.

The E4R Report Card was released Tuesday at a press conference at the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba.

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