Red Deer Polytechnic

Gold | The Indigenous Education Excellence Award
Red Deer Polytechnic’s commitment to reconciliation, building relationships, respecting cultural traditions and knowledge, understanding reciprocity, and creating supportive learning environments is clear not only through intent, but through action. It’s Indigenous Education Strategic Plan guides the development of long-term relationships and meaningful work. As evidenced by the formal partnerships with numerous Nations and Indigenous organizations, an Indigenous Advisory group, and the Director of Indigenous Initiatives and Indigenous Student Services, RDP has developed a formal avenue to ensure meaningful consultation and increased understanding and reciprocity among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

About Red Deer Polytechnic

Red Deer Polytechnic is central Alberta’s largest post-secondary institution, serving more than 10,000 credit, non-credit and apprenticeship students. Since becoming a polytechnic institute in 2021,... Learn more

The Indigenous Education Excellence Award

The Indigenous Education Excellence Award recognizes a college or institute that has a demonstrated commitment to Indigenous education through innovative approaches and dedicated structures, curriculum, holistic support services and community partnerships that contribute to learner success, as well as socio-economic development and reconciliation within communities. This award recognizes institutional, rather than individual achievements. To be eligible for this award, your institution must not have received the “Gold” award within the past 3 years or since 2020.

CICan and TD Insurance

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TD Insurance is proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the CICan Awards of Excellence Program. TD Insurance will give an award of $1,000 to each Gold level Award of Excellence recipient.
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