Innovation in Education Program in Canada
The Government of Canada has announced a call for applications for the Innovation in Education Program to support innovative projects, which aim to improve outcomes for First Nations communities, schools and students.
The Innovation in Education Program is designed to support regionally-driven, First Nations-defined processes that enable First Nations-led organizations to manage and oversee First Nations education innovation project selection and funding allocations.
The objective of the Innovation in Education Program is to support innovative programs and projects which aim to improve outcomes for:
The maximum annual amount payable per recipient is $6 million.
The program supports development and implementation of innovative education program pilots, for example, projects related to:
or Indigenous language and culture
Eligible activities include:
piloting a new program in school
piloting an adaptation of an existing program for a new purpose or for a new audience in school
assessing and measuring the impact of a pilot project first created under the former New Paths for Education program and based on similar objectives and outcomes
sharing the story of successfully piloted innovations nationwide
Eligible funding recipients are:
First Nations or bands
tribal councils, political or treaty or settlement organizations
other First Nations education organizations designated by First Nations, including:
First Nations education authorities
First Nations regional representative organizations
Recipients in Yukon and Northwest Territories
For more information, visit https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1488201235288/1531315804884