Indigenous youth in Vancouver enjoy sharing stories from the winning books of CODE's Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit and Metis Young Adult Literature.
Melody Charlie, November 2015
The Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) has students and teachers in 10,000 schools in more than 180 countries. In practice, the Network acts as a think tank for creating educational materials and developing innovative teaching and learning approaches to address global challenges.
ASPnet in Canada
In Canada, the Associated Schools Network has 87 schools in eight provinces. Through pilot projects, teachers and students explore four study areas:
Education for global citizenship
Education for sustainable development
ASPnet and UNESCO priorities
Students reflect on global challenges such as peace, human rights, cultural diversity and sustainable development, and contribute to the development of their own communities. ASPnet's Strategy 2014-2021 is aimed at coordinating the efforts of the associated schools.
Embracing our Differences: The Winnipeg Cultural Diversity Project:
Students from elementary schools in Winnipeg discover their cultural and religious differences and learn to engage in a dialogue based on respect for diversity.
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