Pathway Inventory of Indigenous Postsecondary Programs and Community Based Deliveries

Canadore College of Applied Arts and Technology
L. Ray
Minowewe Consulting
M. Wabano
J. Miron
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This report presents Phase One of the Indigenous Program Pathways Inventory Project (herein referred to as the ‘Indigenous Pathways’ project). For the purposes of this project a pathway is defined as a route from one program to another program that contains specified eligibility requirements and awarded transfer credits and/or other benefits to be applied at the receiving institution (adapted from ONTransfer, online). An Indigenous program is defined as any program which is rooted in or directed toward Indigenous peoples’ knowledges, practices and experiences. In September 2016, Aboriginal institutes, colleges and universities in Ontario were sent an online survey containing 42 multiple choice and open-ended questions designed to provide a comprehensive snapshot of Indigenous pathways in Ontario. In total forty-six individuals participated in the survey, representing 30 institutions. Colleges had the highest response rate at 75%, followed by universities (41%) and Aboriginal institutes (33%)...