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Tr’ondëkHwëch’in Education - Educational Change and Self-Governance



Culturally Responsive Teaching in Yukon Fisrt Nation Settings


In a culture-based education program the content, skills, processes, outcomes and objectives of both classrooms and schools should be appropriate to the cultural needs of students in the communities served.  Culturally responsive teaching is defined as using the cultural knowledge, prior experiences, frames of reference, and performance styles of students to make learning encounters more relevant to and effective (Gay, 2000).

Èducational Change in Canada's Yukon:
Self Governance or Neo-colonialism?


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