When: Friday, March 13, 2020 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Collaboration Space C203
Join us for the first in our series of Conversations with Indigenous Scholars. We are honoured to invite Dr. Jan Hare, Anishinaabe scholar and educator at UBC, to facilitate this important conversation.
Dr. Jan Hare is Associate Dean of Indigenous Education, Director of NITEP (Indigenous Teacher Education Program), Professorship of Indigenous Education in Teacher Education, and Associate Professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at UBC.
Jan Hare is an Anishinaabe scholar and educator from the M’Chigeeng First Nation, located in northern Ontario. As an Indigenous scholar and educator she has sought to transform education in ways that are more inclusive of Indigenous ways of knowing and languages. Her research is concerned with improving educational outcomes for Aboriginal/Indigenous learners by centering Indigenous knowledge systems within educational reform from early childhood education to post-secondary, recognizing the holistic and multidisciplinary nature of Indigenous education.