Aboriginal Nations Education Liaison

The Liason

WILL ACT AS AN ADVOCATE AND A LIAISON BETWEEN THE GREATER VICTORIA SCHOOL DISTRICT, TEACHERS , ADMINISTRATORS, COMMUNITY AGENCIES .AND FOR ALL ABO­RIGINAL NATIONS STUDENTS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS.

  • The liaison will assist and advise families on educational, social and school issues.
  • The liaison will facilitate the relationship between the home and the school envi­ronment.
  • The liaison will direct and assist  stu­dents and their families to access the school, community and government re­sources that support the pursuit of edu­cational and career goals.
  • The liaison will provide a range of  for­mal and informal interventions and sup­port services to Aboriginal students and families in the inner city.

Educational Support

The Liaison is able to:
  • Provide a forum for focus groups and in­formation sharing for parents and the com­munity through parenting circles and focus sessions on education.
  • Provide academic tutors for students in groups, or one-on-one.
  • Facilitate workshops in the school system with parents regarding their role of advo­cacy for their children.

The Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement

The A.E.E.A will enhance a learning environment where Aboriginal students feel safe, respected and have a positive sense of place and belonging.

The Goals

  • Goal 1: To increase Aboriginal  stu­dents’ sense of place, of caring, and of belonging in the public school  system.
  • Goal 2: We will honour and improve relationships between the Greater Vic­toria School District and the Aboriginal community and parents.
  • Goal 3: To increase awareness and un­derstanding of aboriginal history, tradi­tions and culture.
  • Goal 4: To increase the success of all Aboriginal students. 
The Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement This agreement will be in effect from July 1, 2005 until June 30, 2010.


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"Voices of the People”
"Education is the key to success for our youth.” Victoria Native Friendship Centre
"To leave behind a better education Sys­tem.” Voices of the Students
"…. we are all responsible for the edu­cation of our youth.” First Nations Inter Agency Team
"We are thankful for the partnership that we have with our Aboriginal communities.” Superintendent of Schools.