Yellowhead Tribal College

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Yellowhead Tribal College
Yellowhead Tribal College Logo.png
Established 1977
Type Private
Location # 304, 17304 - 105 Avenue Edmonton, AB
53°32′57″N 113°37′11″W / 53.5491°N 113.6198°W / 53.5491; -113.6198Coordinates: 53°32′57″N 113°37′11″W / 53.5491°N 113.6198°W / 53.5491; -113.6198
Colors

Blue and White

           
Website Yellowhead Tribal College Website

Yellowhead Tribal College is an educational institution located in Edmonton, Alberta which is run by five member nations of Treaty 6 with the five members being Alexander First Nation, Enoch Cree Nation, O'Chiese First Nation, Sunchild First Nation and Alexis First Nation.

History[edit]

Yellowhead Tribal Council (YTC) was first established in 1977 in order to provide economic, social, and educational support services to First Nation member bands and educational opportunities that could not be successfully accessed in mainstream institutions. The University and College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEPP), YTC's first permanent education program, was established in the spring of 1983. Since the 1980s, YTC Education has evolved from a small upgrading program into Yellowhead Tribal College, a centre offering accredited post-secondary courses, certificates, diplomas and degrees via partnerships with recognized colleges and universities, in particular the University of Alberta, Grant MacEwan University, NAIT, NorQuest College and Keyano College

Yellowhead Tribal College is a member of the First Nation & Adult Higher Education Consortium, a non-profit organization in Western Canada, which coordinates the efforts of its members to provide quality adult and higher education, controlled entirely by people of the First Nations. [1]

Academics[edit]

Students are instructed by Professors from affiliated Universities and Colleges. Some of the academic programs offered at Yellowhead tribal college are as follows:

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE)
  • Academic Upgrading
  • University & College Preparation (UCEPP)
  • University Studies Diploma (USD)
  • Management Studies Diploma (MSD)
  • Early Childhood Development (ECD)
  • Micro Computer/Office Professional (MCOP)
  • Indigenous Social Work
  • Health Care Aid With an Aboriginal Focus Certificate
  • Aboriginal Teacher Education Program - Access Year (University of Alberta)
  • Off Campus Student Support
  • Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) Program

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fnahec.org/ First Nation & Adult Higher Education Consortium