NITEPers Students & Alumni Corner

Student Stories: Meet Shelby Henry

November 3, 2018 | 4:11 pm

Shelby Henry, Year 2 2nd Year On-Campus NITEP field centre Nation: Anishnabe from the Chippewa of the Thames First Nations in Ontario Home: Currently residing in Vancouver, BC What inspired you to go into teaching? My main inspiration to study education comes from our Mothers and Fathers, Grandmothers and Grandfathers and Ancestors who attended Residential Schools. […]

Student Stories: Meet Bailey Johnson

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Bailey Johnson NITEP On-Campus field centre Nation: Métis Home: Summerland, BC (Currently residing in Vancouver, BC) What inspired you to go into teaching? Teaching was always an interest of mine, but when I heard about the NITEP program I knew that it was the right path for me to take. Being involved in the public school […]

Student Stories: Meet Stephen Jolly

October 26, 2018 | 9:52 am

Stephen Jolly, Year 3 3rd Year NITEP On-Campus field centre Nation: Cree First Nation from the James Bay regions in Northern Québec and Ontario Home: Northern Québec (Currently residing in Vancouver, BC) Stephen Jolly is currently a 3rd year NITEP student from a Cree First Nation in Northern Québec and Ontario. Before coming to UBC […]

Alumni Corner: Featuring Kenthen Thomas

October 15, 2018 | 4:32 pm

Kenthen Thomas, B.Ed., Secwepemc’ulucw Please tell us about yourself. Weytk, my name is Kenthen Thomas from the Secwepemc’ulucw (spread out people of the Shuswap). My kye7e’s and Sle7e’s are Dr. Mary Thomas, Mark Thomas, Herbie and Vera Johnny. I am of Secwepemc and Syilx descent. My father and mother are Phyllis and Gerry Thomas. I have […]

Student Stories: Meet Dave Robinson

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Dave Robinson, B.Ed. Recent NITEP graduation, now pursuing M.Sc through UBC Land and Food Systems Integrated Studies program Nation: Timiskaming First Nation, Northwestern Quebec Current residence: Vancouver, BC One of NITEP’s foundational learning principles is intergenerational learning – learning which uses a “hands back, hands forward” approach, emphasizing the building of relationships with those of both […]

Announcement – Full NITEP BEd Degree Program in the Cariboo

February 16, 2018 | 3:24 pm

Become a certified teacher through UBC while staying in the Cariboo area! All 4 years of NITEP now offered at the Cariboo field centre.

Fall into Wellness: A Health Resource Fair for Aboriginal Students

September 14, 2016 | 11:58 am

Join us on September 27th at the First Nations Longhouse from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM for our first Health Resource fair! Lunch will be provided.

BC 100: Indigenous Education Alumni Speaker Panel

May 12, 2016 | 11:08 am

The purpose of this event, featuring three of our outstanding Education’s 100 Alumni, was to share insights, create dialogue, and develop individual and cooperative actions to accelerate the success of Indigenous education, with an emphasis on the past, present, and future role of the UBC Faculty of Education.

Dave Robinson – Boxer, Carver, Future Teacher

June 23, 2015 | 10:58 am

Dave Robinson - Year 2 NITEP Student. Boxer, Carver, Future Teacher

New NITEP Field Centres to Open in 2015 and 2016!

June 16, 2015 | 1:24 pm

NITEP will be opening two new field centres in Lillooet and the Fraser Valley!