Colonialism and Racism

Colonialism is a set of policies that resulted in justifying Western practices of education and suppressing all other forms of knowledge.

Racism is discrimination against someone based on a particular racial group which can negatively affect a participant’s education and learning processes.

Indigenization of Education

Indigenization of Education is the process of relating and incorporating Indigenous worldviews, knowledge and perspectives into training methods, curricula and the education system as a whole.

Indigenous Principles of Learning

Indigenous Principles of Learning incorporate Indigenous ways of thinking, being and learning into learning curriculum.

Training Partner

Training partners include individuals and groups who are involved in and/or impacted by training programs, such as participants, funders, training organizations, employers, instructors, supervisors, mentors, peers and community members.  The competency framework uses the term training partners to avoid negative associations with the term stakeholders.

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