ETFO has many First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) education resources and professional learning opportunities for members.
Various FNMI education events take place during the school year. Visit the
Upcoming Professional Learning Events page regularly to see what new opportunities are available.
EWS workshops are available to ETFO locals and cover a wide range of equity-related themes. There are two Indigenous Education workshops available:
(1) Busting Myths & Misconceptions About Indigenous Peoples; and
(2) Indigenous Community Engagement. For more information visit the
Equity Workshops page.
Our AQ courses are respectful of teacher professional judgement and honour adult learning principles. ETFO AQ courses meet the guidelines set out by the Ontario College of Teachers and are accredited by the College. ETFO has an Indigenous education AQ course:
Teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit Children. For more information, visit
There are several different resources on ETFO's Spirit Horse webpage, including the following: FNMI Literacy Growth Chart; FNMI Literacy Growth Chart Literacy Prompts; Land Acknowledgement Statement Poster; Celebrating FNMI Women Poster; FNMI Brochure; and Truth and Reconciliation Webinars. These resources can be found online at
https://etfofnmi.ca/ (formerly the Spirit Horse webpage).
These resources are available for purchase through
For more information on ETFO’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit educational resources and professional learning opportunities, please email Rachel Mishenene, Executive Assistant, at