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Date: Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016

Time: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Add to CalendarPOWELL RIVER: The Institutional Development of Indigenous Organizations: Lessons for Post-Secondary Institutions03/08/2016 01:00 PM03/08/2016 02:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverLeader:  Warren Weir, Cowichan Campus Academic AdministratorIn 1986 Warren Weir began a research journey looking into the role of contemporary Aboriginal organizations in Canada. When he began, there were approximately 3,000 Aboriginal organizations in Canada.  Today there are over 35,000. Many of these organizations have emerged and developed in unique ways that take into account the Aboriginal market and clientele, employees and management, institutional design, community, and culture.Educational institutions, like VIU, can benefit from the lessons Aboriginal organizations have learned regarding the development - including the Indigenization - of their institutions. In his presentation, Warren will share thoughts and practical examples of how these lessons can inform educational practice at VIU.Lunch will be provided.Open to all VIU Campus Community Member (including students – please share with them!)This is part of the Successful Student Learning Initiative (Year 2) and the Leaders on Learning Series.Powell River Campus, Room 148false

Leader:  Warren Weir, Cowichan Campus Academic Administrator

In 1986 Warren Weir began a research journey looking into the role of contemporary Aboriginal organizations in Canada. When he began, there were approximately 3,000 Aboriginal organizations in Canada.  Today there are over 35,000. Many of these organizations have emerged and developed in unique ways that take into account the Aboriginal market and clientele, employees and management, institutional design, community, and culture.

Educational institutions, like VIU, can benefit from the lessons Aboriginal organizations have learned regarding the development - including the Indigenization - of their institutions. In his presentation, Warren will share thoughts and practical examples of how these lessons can inform educational practice at VIU.

Lunch will be provided.

Open to all VIU Campus Community Member (including students – please share with them!)

This is part of the Successful Student Learning Initiative (Year 2) and the Leaders on Learning Series.

Powell River Campus, Room 148

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