KAIROS Blanket Exercise (K104)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 03:30 hours

This half-day experiential exercise is delivered as part of the Indigenous Learning Series under a contractual agreement between the School and KAIROS Canada. The KAIROS Blanket Exercise will help public servants learn about and understand the shared history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, including loss of Indigenous lands and cultural assimilation policies. Based on the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples this activity engages participants on intellectual and emotional levels to educate and promote empathy.

Topics include:

  • raising awareness of the shared history between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada
  • promoting empathy and motivating public servants to learn more about First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada
More about this course
  • Topics: Government priorities; Respectful and inclusive workplace; Service excellence; Values and ethics
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Indigenous Learning
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

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