Willow Cree Education & Training

It is recognized that the nation wants the best for their members, providing them with a good start with quality early education as well as ongoing education into adulthood to improve skills and continued learning. Beardy’s & Okemasis aims to continue to invest in education, training and capacity development to advance this vision.


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PROVIDE ACCESS TO EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

 

  • Continue to lobby government for fulfillment of treaty right to education
  • Create opportunities for training and employment preparation in the community
  • Create a work skills development program
  • Establish training centre
  • Enhance primary school programs
  • Ensure culture is included in all education
  • Create adult education and training opportunities
  • University transition support services

 

 

INVEST IN EDUCATION INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Purchase vans to provide transportation services for students to attend training
  • Develop a public library in the school
  • Provide services and equipment for members with special needs

 

 


444

Number of people who applied for funding for Post- Secondary Education (2018)

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888

Number of students who were approved for funding for Post- Secondary Education (2018)

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57%

of off-reserve respondents that indicated that if a job opportunity arose on-reserve, they would be interested in moving back

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52%

of off-reserve respondents indicated that if educational services and or programs they were interested in were offered on-reserve they would move back

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555

Number of students who Graduated from Grade 12 from Beardy’s & Okemasis’ Cree Nation (2018)

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444

Number of students who graduated from a Post-Secondary Program (2018)

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111

Number of students enrolled in Chief Beardy Memorial Education Complex (2018)

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222

Number of Students enrolled in Constable Robin Cameron Education Complex (2018)

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