Indigenous Education Programs

Indigenous Teacher Education Program*

*(formally known as the Aboriginal Teacher Certification Program)

After completing the Indigenous Teacher Education Program (ITEP) you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Qualification and Registration from the Ontario College of Teachers, in the Primary and Junior division. As a qualified elementary school teacher, you will acquire the necessary pedagogical skills and knowledge combined with a strong personal understanding of Indigenous traditions, culture and heritage to build strong learning environments for Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program*

​*(formally known as the Aboriginal Classroom Assistant Diploma Program)

When you complete the Indigenous Classroom Assistant Diploma Program (ICADP) you will be qualified to work, under the professional direction of the classroom teacher and school Principal, as a classroom assistant with Indigenous and non-Indigenous school children.

Teacher of Indigenous Language as a Second Language Program*

*(formally known as the Teacher of Anishnaabemwin as a Second Language Program)

After completing the Teacher of Indigenous Languages as a Second Language Program (TILSL), you will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Qualification and Registration from the Ontario College of Teachers, in an Indigenous language from Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Application and Program Information - Summer 2019

Family Support Programs

All students enrolled in our Indigenous Education Programs have access to a wide range of supports for students and their family members, including summer day camps for children (see below for specific information).


Summer Camps for Children

Youth Experience Program

The Youth Experience Program provides daily fun and educational activities for children aged 3-8 years of age from Monday to Friday. For specific information on this year's and last year's activities, please visit our Youth Experience Program website​.

​NUScience Explorations

We are happy to offer our exciting Science camps this summer. Each week will focus on a different theme. For more information, please visit our NUScience Explorations​ website.

Contact Information



phone: 705.474.3450 ext. 4463