This resource is intended to support teachers in developing and nurturing student and professional learning experiences related to the history and legacy of residential schools. This resource aligns with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s call to action 63
i. Developing and implementing Kindergarten to Grade Twelve curriculum and learning resources on Aboriginal peoples in Canadian history, and the history and legacy of residential schools.
ii. Sharing information and best practices on teaching curriculum related to residential schools and Aboriginal history.
iii. Building student capacity for intercultural understanding, empathy, and mutual respect.
iv. Identifying teacher-training needs relating to the above.
Furthermore, this resource supports the Indigenous-focused competencies and indicators in the Teaching Quality Standard and Leadership Quality Standard.