Delivering programs that are designed to meet individual and community needs, Oshki-Pimache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute is dedicated to the holistic educational needs of Nishnawbe Aski Nation and others.
Oshki-Pimache-O-Win, which means “A New Beginning”, operates on the ideal that education can lead to a better life. The institute aims to educate its learners, primarily from Nishnawbe Aski Nation, in a meaningful way through partnerships with several post-secondary institutions. Oshki-Pimache-O-Win offers certificate, diploma, and community-based programs from Canadore College, Sault College, Lakehead University, among others. This combination of post-secondary lessons and workshops fulfills Oshki-Pimache-O-Win’s dedication to promote and support the traditions, beliefs, language, and values that make up the culture of Nishnawbe Aski Nation.
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Oshki-Pimache-O-Win offers community-focused social and technical diploma programs that include police foundations, practical nursing, social work, business and early childhood education, among others.
- Personal Support Worker
Community Based Programs
- Basic Radiological Technician
- Bachelor of Education
- Police Foundations
- Indigenous Classroom Assistant
- Practical Nursing
- Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention
- Social Service Worker – Native Specialization
- Early Childhood Education
My Choice. My Path.
“I chose police foundations because I’m looking for a career that I felt that I would enjoy doing. Here we’re able to leave our community and come back during the semesters. It’s better than relocating my whole family.”
Location & Contact
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Oshki-Pimache-O-Win Education & Training Institute
14-656 City Rd.
Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 1K3
Toll Free: 866-636-7454
106 Centennial Sq., 3rd Floor
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1H3