Leaders in Lifelong Learning
Ontario’s Indigenous Institutes are grounded in Indigenous culture and looking ahead to building a stronger future together. Our institutes look to our communities for strength, knowledge and guidance in programming so that we can help learners of every age gain the knowledge and skills to lead the next generation.
National Symposium on the Role of Indigenous Post-Secondary Institutions
Take a look at how IIC member institutes:
- Strengthen local community economies
- Respond to labour market needs
- Decolonize post-secondary education through an Indigenous approach
In Solidarity with Families & Survivors
The search for unmarked graves at former residential schools is ongoing. We agree with the Hon. Justice Murray Sinclair: “education got us into this and education must get us out.” We ask individuals and governments to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s 94 Calls to Action.
Indigenous Online Learning Resources
Indigenous Institutes provide support to learners in their mental health and wellbeing that is grounded in Indigenous ways of knowing and being. The COVID-19 pandemic shifted the need for support and Indigenous Institutes pivoted dynamically to meet the demand for virtual supports, health protocols and wellbeing aid.
Rose Nolan Memorial Scholarship Fund
In partnership with the Ted Nolan Foundation and Indspire, the IIC is proud to distribute the Rose Nolan Memorial Scholarship award every year to two female-identifying individuals enrolled in full-time studies at each member Institute.
Reconciliation in Action
The past three months have been a fulfilling period of planning and celebrating reconciliation in action. Our Indigenous Institutes have been sharing Indigenous knowledge, traditions and supporting lifelong learning goals. ‘Academia became a reality’:…
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The IIC is an advocate for lifelong learning and post-secondary Indigenous education.