The Collaborative Circle on Education and Youth Leadership

The Circle hosted the launch of the Collaborative Circle on Education and Youth Leadership in Ottawa on December 13-14, 2012. In total we had 85 participants for the 1 1/2 day sessions and it was an interactive collaborations of like-minded people coming together.

On the 13th we heard directly from youth perspectives and as well as from Scott HaldaneCynthia WesleyEsquimaux, Jackie Price and Amos Key Jr. and on the 1/2 day session we held a Policy Briefing on First Nations Education which was led by Stephen Gagnon.

Launch Summary Report: Read the report here!

Webinar: Education Policy Series: Inuit
Participants will learn about the Inuit Education Strategy, facilitated by Mary Simon, specifically the launch of Amaujaq National Centre for Inuit Education and hear from three speakers showcasing innovative approaches to improving Inuit education in Canada today.

|| Moderator || James Stauch, Chair of The Circle and Founder of 8th Rung
|| Panelists || Mary Simon, Chair of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) National Committee on Inuit Education (NCIE), Jodie Lane, Education Counsellor, Nunatsiavut Government, Navarana Beveridge, Director of Social Policy at Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) and Founder of Tumikuluit Saipaaqivik, Mindy Willit, Curriculum Coordinator