FNESC and Science Education – On February 26, Living Lab staff and partners attended the Science Education workshop held by FNESC – the First Nations Education Steering Ctte. which is the umbrella group for First Nations led education in BC.
FNESC staff led workshop participants, mainly school teachers, TAs and counsellors through the new Science Curriculum focused on Grades 5-9. http://www.fnesc.ca/science-f
The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) http://www.fnesc.ca/about-fnes
Left to right – Matthew Stewart( Science Venture), Frank ( Bangus) George, Tensley Koontz ( Esquimalt High School Indigenous Counsellor, Sonya McRae, Shoreline School Art Teacher, Big Canoe Program Coordinator
Note: The group are standing at the location of the site of Chief Cheetlum’s ( Chekonein family) long house – Bangus’ great grandfather whose Cadboro Bay long house was moved to the Inner Harbour in the 1840’s.