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Professional Development

Matawa Education Annual Conference Each winter Matawa Education hosts an education conference in Thunder Bay. Administrators, teachers and support staff all attend this 3 day conference where up-to-date workshops and presentations in the area of education are made. New Teacher Orientation First year teachers to Matawa are invited to attend this 2 day workshop to introduce them to our unique communities and help prepare them for their stay in the community and teaching in a First Nations school. On-Site Literacy and Numeracy Workshops The Literacy and Numeracy Coordinators make numerous visits to each school throughout the school year to support educators in their literacy and numeracy programs. Educators are encouraged to work with the coordinators throughout the year as they work on their own professional development. School Driven Professional Development The Matawa Education Department supports each schools with their own school driven professional development. The coordinators make up-to-date resources available for schools and offer advice on the types of professional development best suited for our schools.    

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PASS Program

PASS Program Pathways to Achieve Student Success (PASS) is an exciting new education initiative involving eight Matawa First Nation schools. With funding provided through Aboriginal Affairs Canada’s First Nation Student Success Program (FNSSP) has three primary target areas:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Student success


Post Secondary

Post Secondary The Matawa Post Secondary Program provides assistance to students in the five eligible First Nations of Aroland, Ginoogaming, Long Lake#58, Neskantaga and Webequie. We provide information and resources on:

  • The Subsidized Post Secondary
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Eligibility Requirements and Application Process
  • and more…


Learning Centre

Learning Centre The Matawa Learning Centre is a private First Nations High School serving the students of the five remote Matawa communities of Neskantaga, Webequie, Marten Falls, Nibinamik and Eabametoong. We provide assistance to students with:

  • Academic counselling & support
  • Career Guidance Post secondary services & Application processes
  • Specialized Course & Program Selections And more…