On November 6, Burnaby Central Secondary hosted a celebration and signing of the school district’s second Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement. The Burnaby Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement Working Group has dedicated the past two years of consultation and collaborative dialogue to the creation of this Agreement, entitled, Stronger Together. This five-year agreement is a commitment by the school district, local Aboriginal communities, and the Ministry of Education to work together to support Aboriginal learners so that they can maximize their learning potential. The event featured a blanketing ceremony following traditional Coast Salish protocols, as well as performances from current and former students of Burnaby Schools.
The second Aboriginal Enhancement Agreement can be found be clicking here.
Click here for an article on the signing celebration.