Relationships, Indigenous Knowledge and Land: Pathways to Effective Leadership

About This Series

In this series, you will learn about Indigenous knowledge systems, land connections and relationships through Indigenous perspectives. The series will be grounded in the sharing of personal story and experience, articles, and Treaty perspectives. This series will offer a safe space to learn, reflect, ask questions, and offer you support in applying your knowledge in your work with educators and the community.

This series is a collaboration between Ontario Principals’ Council and Nelson Education and is guided by educators and leaders in Indigenous Education. Each session will be recorded and available to view on-demand until July 31, 2022. Participants will receive a Professional Learning Certificate upon completion of the series.
Sessions in this Series
  • 6:30 PM - Tue, December 7, 2021 (ET)
    Session 1: Pedagogy that Transcends the Surface: Proposing a Withness Education
    In this session, you will: - think about how education presumes particular knowledge of pre-service and practicing teachers - shift t... View more
  • 6:30 PM - Tue, January25, 2022 (ET)
    Session 2: Understanding Indigenous Knowledge Systems
    In this session, you will: - learn more about Indigenous Knowledge Systems from a historical perspective - start learning about Indig... View more
  • 6:30 PM - Tue, February 15, 2022 (ET)
    Session 3: Land as Teacher
    In this session, you will: - learn the benefits of land connections in teacher and leadership practice - look at examples of current ... View more
  • 6:30 PM - Tue, March 8, 2022 (ET)
    Session 4: The Fundamentals of Relationship in Indigenous Wisdom Tradition
    In this session, you will: - unpack the importance of relationships in Indigenous culture - discuss how ethical relationships with pa... View more
  • 6:30 PM - Tue, April 5, 2022 (ET)
    Session 5: Holistic Education as Leadership
    In this session, you will: - consider what is necessary to actualize holistic learning into teacher and leader practice - explore an... View more
  • 6:30 PM - Tue, May 10, 2022 (ET)
    Session 6: Pedagogy of the Heart
    In this session, you will: - focus on compassion as an integral tool to life-long learning and collaboration - see how ‘leading with ... View more

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