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Bimose Tribal Council
Education Services

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Assists member First Nations with programs and services in the education system of their community
  • Aims to prepare youth for full and meaningful participation in society by providing the best possible educational opportunities
  • Posts available teaching and education related jobs within member communities in the Band Office and online
  • Participates in the First Nation Student Success Program (FNSSP) with a focus on improving literacy, numeracy and student retention
  • Administers Gagige Kiizhik Gakinoo'amaawadiiwi'gamin Gakinoo'amaawasowin (GGKG School), an Anishinaabe immersion school for elementary and high school students
Provides following services:
  • Planning of programs and curriculum including special needs
  • Planning of new schools and changes to existing schools
  • Providing administration and teacher evaluations
  • Ensuring First Nations content and perspectives in programs and curriculum
  • Updating policies for boards and schools
  • Assisting in tuition agreement negotiations
Post Secondary Education Program
  • Offers post secondary education program administration upon request
  • Collaborates with Band administration to determine successful candidates for available post secondary funding
  • Provides applications for financial assistance through Band Office or on community websites
Comments
  • Bimose Tribal Council is opening Ontario's first urban First Nation elementary school for the fall of 2015 in Kenora at the former Our Lady of the Valley school; for the first year it will provide JK-Gr 2 and each year will add an additional grade
  • Oct 14, 2015 was the grand opening of Gagige Kiizhik Gakinoo'amaawadiiwi'gamin Gakinoo'amaawasowin (GGKG School)
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm; Closed 12 noon-1 pm
Eligibility
Must belong to one of the member First Nations in the Bimose Tribal Council territory

Post Secondary Program: Must be continuing education at a post-secondary institution
Application Process
Services are delivered at the local level (Band Office)
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On July 2, 2020

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