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Fall session - Online course: Education for reconciliation: Gathering our strengths (for Francophones and immersion)

Registration Closed
Facilitator(s): Mireille Cloutier
Date:October 14, 2020
Time:12:00 am – 12:00 am MDT
No charge
Location: Virtual
Course code: 21-FR-088

Target Audience

School team

About this learning opportunity


Participants will receive an email message the same day the class begins, to attend a 15-minute webinar at 4:00 p.m. where they will be given full instructions to log into the class.

This fall 2020 session starts on October 14 and ends on January 15. To receive their certificate, participants must complete the work within these dates. No extension will be granted.

The course requires between 15-20 hours of work. This time varies depending on the individual and the level of participation during the session.



Designed for all members of the school team. We encourage teachers, student assistants, support staff to register. This course is accessible 24/7 to allow participants to choose their most convenient working time. A certificate will be awarded to participants who have completed the course.

This online course, Education for Reconciliation: Gathering Together, is designed to reinforce fundamental knowledge pertaining to Aboriginal peoples in Alberta.

Exploration topics for this online course include the cultures, traditions, values and attitudes of the diverse First Nations, Métis and Inuit of Alberta as well as the historical and contemporary realities of the Aboriginal peoples of the province.

During this online course, participants will be able to:

  • Deepen their knowledge and appreciation of the rich culture and history of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples of Alberta;
  • Broaden their understanding of the heavy legacy of pensions, treaties, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's call to action in education;
  • Enrich their learning experience by participating in discussions and online activities;
  • Work at their own pace.

About the facilitator(s)

Mireille Cloutier has accumulated several functions during his many years of profession. She taught from elementary to high school, while serving as principal at La Vérendrye school for 12 years. Her multiple skills acquired over the years make her an educator rich in experience and knowledge. She was a consultant in Professional and Technological Studies at Alberta Education. She is currently a leader with the French-speaking Provincial Consortium for ÉPT, CTF and the Reconception of secondary 2 nd cycle, while being a teacher at the Francophone Center for Distance Education. Mireille is passionate about the arts and engages in painting, music and song in her spare time.

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