McGill University

First Nations and Inuit Student Personnel Services

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Aboriginal Education
Description:This program is designed to provide Aboriginal school personnel advisors with a training program which will enable them to learn about principles and practice of personnel services as generally applied in educational settings; to help Aboriginal student personnel advisors develop their personal skills, and to modify or adapt their services and the content to best suit the cultural and educational needs of Aboriginal students; to encourage Aboriginal student personnel advisors to take leadership in developing educational programs which address the social needs of their communities, and to up-grade their academic qualifications and professional development; and to develop and make available, in English and the languages of instruction, collections of professional and scholarly knowledge about students' needs and services in First Nations and Inuit communities. Bearers of this Certificate will be qualified to work as Educational and School Personnel Advisors within the employ of an Aboriginal educational authority.
URL:First Nations and Inuit Student Personnel Services at McGill University
Length:1 Year(s)
Modified on August 18, 2008