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Canada Fails Aboriginals in Education but supports other countries

12 Feb

…one of the students, a smart and popular boy from a reserve in northern B.C., dropped out this fall, it was an eye-opener for Pearson’s director, David Hawley. While the school provides special support for students from war-torn countries such as Afghanistan and Iraq, it never occurred to him that students from Canada, home to one of the world’s top-ranked education systems, would need the same consideration. He and his staff are now investigating whether they can provide first nations students with the same supports they provide international refugees…

http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/aboriginal-struggles-at-elite-school-reveal-stark-realities-in-canadian-education/article2335007/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=Referrer%3A+Social+Network+%2F+Media&utm_content=2335007&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links&service=mobile

 

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