Best Practices

Council of Ministers of Aboriginal Education Canada

The Council of Ministers of Education Canada collected best practices in Aboriginal education from each province and territory. They consider a best practice to be a project, strategy, or program that produces outstanding results according to set criteria:

  • is transferable
  • is validated by educators and local Aboriginal community groups
  • improves academic outcomes
  • increases community wellness
  • develops partnership between jurisdiction(s) and stakeholders
  • increases student well-being, self-confidence, identity, values, pride, personal development, or competence
  • fosters sharing of materials
  • creates a positive link to employment
  • inclusion of Aboriginal content or perspective
  • increases participation in the education system
  • includes active participation in community life

Council of Ministers of Aboriginal Education Best Practices