"A Place of Learning"
| Stephanie Roy|
| Aboriginal-owned and controlled post-secondary institution.|
university, and continuing education students
M'Chigeeng First Nation, Mnidoo Mnising Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada P0P 1G0
374, ON-551, M'Chigeeng First Nation, ON P0P 1G0, Canada
Living, learning, inviting opportunities
Manitoulin Secondary School, M'Chigee First Nation, Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, M'Chigee First Nation Libry, M'Chigee Community Complex
Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI) is an Aboriginal-owned and controlled post-secondary institution at M'Chigeeng First Nation, on Mnidoo Mnising Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. In the Ojibwe language, Kenjgewin Teg means a place of knowledge. KTEI provides educational initiatives to its member population of 6,800+ people and to students in the surrounding area. Programs are offered to its eight member First Nations:Aundeck-Omni-Kaning First Nation
Constance Lake First Nation,
M'Chigeeng First Nation
Sagamok First Nation.
Sheguiandah First Nation
Sheshegwaning First Nation
Whitefish River First Nation
Zhiibaahaasing First Nation
Aboriginal institutes partner with colleges and universities to offer students degree programs, apprenticeships, certificate programs and diploma programs. KTEI was founded to provide greater access to post-secondary education for Aboriginal peoples. KTEI delivers post-secondary programs approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The educational curriculum was adapted to meet the needs of Aboriginal learners to ensure it reflects community needs, cultural heritage and identity. KTEI offers student support services and an Elder-in-Residence program.
Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute Wikipedia
In April 1994 the Wautebek Training Institute and Nda-Gkenjge-Gamig Educational Institute merged to create the Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute (KTEI). Since 1994, KTEI has offered college and university programs through articulation agreements with public colleges and universities. KTEI developed Joint Management Committees with the affiliated educational institutions. Although KTEI began with five (5) staff, today KTEI employs 18+ personnel, plus contractual staff.
Kenjgewin Teg missionto provide an Anishinabewin community based-approach to education, training and business support services and opportunities.
to provide quality educational programs and services which are academically, geographically, financially, technologically, and physically accessible
to meet the educational and training needs of a unique population, and the organizations within our communities
KTEI offers programs and courses of study in partnership with all levels of government; commissions; industries; commerce and other education and training institutions.
Kenjgewin Teg provides direct educational services. Training and professional development courses are delivered to Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal community, organization, association, or groups.college and university accredited programs,
pre-employment training programs,
school support services,
employee training, professional development workshops,
small business learning, and
general interest learning.
Azhiitawin University Transitions Program
Aboriginal Teacher (ATEP) Education Program, Queens' University
Bachelor of Social Work, Native Human Services, Laurentian University
Anishnaabemowin Immersion Program, Sault College of Applied Arts and Technology
Academic and Career Entrance Program, Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Personal Support Worker (1 Year), Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Binoojiinyag Kinoomaadwin: Early childhood educator, (2 Years) Cambrian College of Applied Arts and Technology
Workshops & Seminars
Anishinabek Identity, Mind and Spirit (A.I.M.S.) Essential Skills and Job Readiness
The Government of Canada sponsors an Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool that lists over 680 scholarships, bursaries, and other incentives offered by governments, universities, and industry to support Aboriginal post-secondary participation. KTEI scholarships for Aboriginal, First Nations and Métis students include: