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Developing a Plan

Suggestions and help for getting started can be found in Developing an Education Equity Plan in the Pre-K to 12 Educational Context. This document discusses procedural issues and some typical components or action areas of education equity plans:

  • increasing the proportion of Aboriginal teaching and non-teaching staff;
  • increasing Aboriginal content in the curriculum;
  • increasing parental involvement in school activities;
  • reviewing school policies and practices for bias or systemic barriers;
  • providing cross-cultural and anti-racist training for teachers;
  • developing anti-discrimination policies and procedures to protect both students and staff;
  • improving the accessibility of learning environments;
  • accommodating student needs; and
  • partnership development.

Educational partners are free to add other initiatives, and are welcome to contact SHRC Education & Equity Advisors for advice on ways to develop and improve their individual plans.