Bringing Indigenous perspectives to the classroom

Around Campus

On a Tuesday afternoon in March, members of the McGill community gathered in the century-old Hosmer House to learn about Indigenous histories. The Kairos Blanket Exercise – given to over 200 students in the Faculty of Education alone this year – is part of the broader work being done by Allan Vicaire, Indigenous Education Advisor, to integrate Indigenous perspectives and histories into curriculums at McGill

My Day@McGill breaks down barriers for at-risk students

In the Community

On April 6 and 7, children from seven elementary schools found out what it was like to be a McGill student as part of the fifth annual MyDay@McGill. The popular initiative targets at-risk youth from under-represented Quebec communities in hopes of combating Quebec’s ever-increasing high school dropout rates.