Education and Work in a Changing Society

Regions: Gwich'in Settlement Area, Sahtu Settlement Area, North Slave Region, South Slave Region

Tags: social sciences, education, cultural relevance

Principal Investigator: Shimpo, Mitsuru (1)
Licence Number: 10047
Organization: Dene Cultural Institute; University of Waterloo
Licensed Year(s): 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Cynthia Struthers, University of Waterloo; Joanne Barnaby, Dene Cultural Institute

Objective(s): to study the perceived needs and aspirations of native peoples concerning education and work; to study the perceptions of native education held by educators in the NWT; to develop plausible educational and training strategies for linking education and work, from a Dene perspective, through questionnaires and interviews

Project Description: Dr. Shimpo will study the needs of the Dene as perceived by themselves and their educators regarding education and work. Through questionnaires and interviews, educational and training strategies may be developed which reflect a Dene perspective.