Summary of the report

This is the third and final progress report on the implementation of the Ontario First Nation, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework. The framework was released in 2007 and outlined the government’s approach to supporting First Nation, Métis and Inuit learners in Ontario. The framework identified two primary challenges to be addressed by the year 2016:

  • to improve achievement among First Nation, Métis and Inuit students
  • to close the achievement gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students

We committed to providing progress reports every three years based on ten performance measures. We released three progress reports over the course of the implementation of the framework.

The third progress report describes the strengthening of these relationships and concludes with a look at the journey ahead to meeting the evolving needs of Indigenous learners across the province.

Strengthening our learning journey: executive summary

This is the executive summary to the Third Progress Report on the Implementation of the Ontario First Nation, Métis and Inuit education policy framework, including data and supporting materials.

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Technical appendix

Read the technical appendix to the third progress report on the implementation of the Ontario First Nation, Métis and Inuit education policy framework. There are supporting materials, additional information and data on what’s in the report. The data relates to the achievement and well-being of students who have voluntarily and confidentially chosen to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit.

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The strengthening our learning journey video features interviews with First Nation, Métis and Inuit students, educators and community members that speak to perspectives and experiences in Ontario’s schools.

Working together to support Indigenous education in Ontario infographic

Download an infographic that shows the progress of Indigenous and education partners toward:

  • supporting Indigenous student achievement and well-being
  • increasing all students’ knowledge and understanding of First Nation, Métis and Inuit cultures, histories and perspectives

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Indigenous student well-being infographic

Students from the Director’s Indigenous Student Advisory Group at the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board created this infographic to illustrate students’ feedback on Indigenous student well-being in the board’s schools.

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Indigenous student achievement in Ontario infographic

These graphs provide data measuring Indigenous student achievement by:

  • credit accumulation
  • EQAO assessment results
  • graduation rates

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