Not Just Adding Aboriginal Contents to a Non-Aboriginal Curriculum: Preparing Saskatchewan Teachers for the Rising Aboriginal School Population

By Norbert W. Witt.

Published by The Learner Collection

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By the year 2016 more than 40% of Saskatchewan's students will be of Aboriginal origin. This presentation shows an example of how teacher training changes to meet this challenge.

Keywords: Aboriginal Content

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 10, pp.347-360. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 848.235KB).

Dr. Norbert W. Witt

Born in Bavaria (Germany) to Silesian (now Poland) parents. Norbert received his school education in Augsburg (Bavaria) and earned University degrees in Berlin (Fine Arts) and München (History and Englisch Pedagogy). Moving to Canada in 1987 he added an M.A. in Native Studies at Trent University (Peterborough, ON) and a PhD in Curriculum and Learning at the University of Toronto, researching Mushkegowuk (Swampy Cree) education and educational concepts for both degrees. He is presently working at the Faculty of Education of the University of Regina (Saskatchewan), developing courses and modules in Aboriginal Education.


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