The Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation exercise full authority for the governance and implementation of our education: embracing our culture and language and ensuring superior academic standards for future generations.
We believe education:
Builds leaders and community members who are strong in body, mind and spirit.
Is a lifelong learning process
Prioritizes the use of Anishinabemowin
Acknowledge and value of Traditional Knowledge Keepers
Includes land-base learning and traditional ways of knowing and being
Provides inquiry rich learning that fosters development of appropriate tools and skills necessary for success
Embraces the tenets of the 7 Grandfather Teachings
Engagement Promotes Community
Is the responsibility of the whole community
Must embrace the individuality of each learner
Provides pathways that lead to positive opportunities and success