IED 371

The History of Indigenous Education in Canada

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: EDCI 371, IS 371

A broad overview of the history of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit education in Canada. Various eras in the history of K-12 Indigenous Education in Canada will be examined. Pre-contact forms of Indigenous knowledge and pedagogy are emphasized. The purpose of education from both historical and contemporary Indigenous perspectives will be explored as well as the current situation and future directions in both public schools and Indigenous-controlled schools in BC.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of IED 371, EDCI 371, IS 371.



Undergraduate course in Indigenous Education offered by the Faculty of Education.

Summer Fall Spring

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