Mandatory Indigenous curriculum part of N.B.’s 10-year education plan

Students in New Brunswick’s public schools can expect to learn more Mi’kmaq and Maliseet content in the near future.

It comes as the Department of Education begins to roll out a 10-year plan designed, in part, to meet calls to action from the country’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

“The goal of the department is to ensure that First Nation realities, experiences and contributions to Canadian society are embedded throughout the K-12 educational system, not just in one class,” wrote Kelly Cormier, spokesperson for the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in an emailed statement. Full story here.

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