Courses for Inuit teachers and educators
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Student on Ice for Inuit teachers
Deadline for application: January 6, 2020
What is Student on Ice?
Students on Ice’s mandate is to provide youth with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of the Earth, and in doing so, help them to foster a new understanding, and respect for the planet and for each other, and the Inspiration to take action and make a difference.
Each expedition is filled with exploration, discovery, presentations, workshops, hands-on research and land-based hikes. Activities include wildlife encounters, visits to remote locations as well as the opportunity to acquire first-hand knowledge and insight into the dynamics of climate change, traditional knowledge, scientific research, policy and other important topics on the Polar Regions.
What’s in it for me?
As an Inuit educator, you’ll earn science credits you need for the McGill Teacher Certification program.
When is the expedition?
The expedition takes place from July 5 to 20, 2020.
You will spend two weeks at sea from St John’s (Newfoundland) to Iqaluit (Nunavut) visiting Arctic communities, science stations, and national parks and territories.
This is an exciting journey, which requires intensive involvement and preparation from participants. During the expedition, you will lead and participate in the development of land-based science lessons, learning tools and pedagogical approaches. Upon completion of this journey, you will obtain science credits from McGill University.
Who can apply?
- Inuit currently employed as teachers, teacher trainees or educators with Kativik Ilisarniliriniq.
- You must hold a valid passport by the time of departure
- You need to submit a clear Police Records Check
How to apply?
Complete the online application form by January 6th, 2020.
For more information, please email your teacher training team or call them at 819 964-1136 # 306