New Paths for Education

Program Summary

To strengthen First Nations’ education management and governance capacity through local capacity and educational institutional development; Improve the effectiveness of classroom instruction through curriculum and language development, pedagogical improvements, school activities and the development and enhancement of technological knowledge in the school; Support community and parental involvement in the education; assist band operated schools to recruit and retain qualified teachers and educators and provide them with professional development opportunities; Enhance information and communications technology in the school.

Eligible Recipients

• Tribal councils/ Education Authorities
• Some independent First Nations

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit a proposal for regular New Paths funding was May 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

The deadline to submit a proposal for Innovation activities was May 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

There is no 2018-19 Call for Proposals for Research, Measurement, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer activities, as all funds have already been allocated.

Contact Information

For more information:

South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522

First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.