Kenjgewin Teg


Meaning “a place of knowledge” in Ojibwe, Kenjgewin Teg’s name is conducive to this centre of learning.

Located on the M’Chigeeng First Nation on Mnidoo Mnising (Manitoulin Island), Kenjgewin Teg offers a multitude of educational programs and services; a pathways approach enables Kenjgewin Teg learners the ability to explore their goals and choose the pathway that inspires them to find success.

From the initial call or visit to Kenjgewin Teg, learners can choose from obtaining secondary school credits, literacy and basic skills, academic upgrading, online/e-learning courses, college and/or university programs, or general interest/skills development opportunities – everyone, both Indigenous and non-Indigenous, are welcomed to gain an inclusive understanding of Indigenous worldviews within the Anishinabek learning environment at Kenjgewin Teg – inspired learning!

Applying to a program at Kenjgewin Teg is easy.
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Key Programs

Kenjgewin Teg focuses on college and university accredited programs, pre-employment training programs, employee training, and professional development workshops. It is presently developing and growing its trades and apprenticeship programs.

Post-secondary Programs

  • Canadian Welding Bureau Certification (Training Certificate)
  • Shki-Maajiinakiing: Pathway to Trades (Certificate of Completion)
  • Renovation Techniques (Ontario College Certificate)
  • Practical Nursing (Diploma)
  • Personal Support Worker (College Certificate)
  • Master of Social Work – Indigenous Field of Study (Graduate Program)
  • Master of Education in World Indigenous Studies in Education (WISE)
  • Anishinaabemowin Early Childhood Education (Diploma)
    Indigenous Teacher Education Program (ITEP) (Diploma/Bachelor of Education)
  • Computer Applications Program (College Certificate)

Pathways to Post-secondary

  • Kenjgewin Teg Secondary School
  • Maawndoo Kinoomaagasiwin (Literacy and Basic Skills)
  • GED (Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate) or ACE (Academic, Career Entrance)
  • OntarioLearn Courses

General Interest

  • Food Handlers Certification Training
  • Chainsaw Safety
  • Working from Heights
  • Canadian Firearm Safety
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Certification Course
  • Additional Qualifications Course- Teaching Ojibwe
  • Additional Qualifications Course- Outdoor Experiential Education


My Choice. My Path.

“The way they blend tradition with teaching really caught my eye. I got out of our ways and traditions and this was a perfect opportunity to get back in touch with myself. They promote that and encourage you. There is no judgement here.”

Dean, Welding and Pipefitting
Kenjegewin Teg

Location & Contact

Interested in exploring the
Kenjgewin Teg campus?

Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute

374 Hwy. #551
P.O. Box 328
M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Phone: 888-536-5439