Annual NOIIE Symposium

May 28-30, 2020

 

What is the NOIIE?

The Networks of Inquiry and Indigenous Education (NOIIE) is a voluntary, inquiry-based network of schools in British Columbia, Canada.

NOIIE Winner of the 2019 Cmolik Prize

We are thrilled to announce that the 2019 $100,000 Cmolik Prize for the Enhancement of Public Education in B.C. has been awarded to Debbie Leighton-Stephens, Judy Halbert and Linda Kaser for their innovative Networks of Inquiry and Indigenous Education (NOIIE). The inquiry-oriented, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching has improved education in British Columbia. Thank you to the Cmolik Foundation and Simon Fraser University for this honour and support to further the work of the Networks.

Read more about the 2019 Cmolik prize here.

About Us

The Networks of Inquiry and Indigenous Education (NOIIE) is a voluntary, inquiry-based network of schools in British Columbia, Canada.  Established in 2000 and funded by the BC Ministry of Education, the NOIIE is designed to improve the quality and equity of education in BC through inquiry, teamwork across roles, schools and districts, as well as a focus on applying coaching forms of assessment to assist learners to take greater ownership of their learning.

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Spiral of Inquiry

Inquiry is about being open to new learning and taking informed action.  The Spiral of Inquiry assists network schools in taking an inquiry-oriented, evidence-based approach to learning and teaching — one that focuses on making the education system more equitable through the provision of high quality learning opportunities for all young people.

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NOIIE Symposium

Thank you for a very successful 2019 NOIIE Symposium! Next year, the Symposium will be held in collaboration with the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Education – it will be our biggest event yet! The Leading Edge Conference will take action on equity, quality, diversity and depth in education.

Please save the dates for this event on May 28 – 30, 2020 and visit the conference website for more details.

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