Priorities & Measures

Indigenization

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Langara has deepened our relationship with Musqueam and other Indigenous Nations and communities, and has implemented our first Indigenization strategy. Langara is the college of choice for Lower Mainland Indigenous students, and the employer of choice for Indigenous faculty and staff.

  1. Informed by the recommendations from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, initiate and implement Indigenization strategy.

    Implement strategy

    2020 Baseline

    Initiate a collaborative process to develop an Indigenization strategy that has consulted with Indigenous communities in the Lower Mainland. Environmental scan underway.

    2025 Target

    Implement strategy and assess progress.

  2. Maintain and deepen our relations with Musqueam.

    Develop a joint Musqueam/Langara Education Working Group to meet regularly and establish common goals

    Mature structure in place for working group, responsive to the community’s evolving needs.

    2020 Baseline

    Initiate Joint Education Working Group.

    2025 Target

    Mature structure in place for working group, responsive to the community’s evolving needs.

  3. Develop and implement strategies to recruit and retain Indigenous students and employees.

    Plan in place and implemented for recruiting new employees

    2020 Baseline

    Review and plan development.

    2025 Target

    Plan in place and implemented for employees.

    Review Indigenous Education and Services structures to enhance Indigenous student support and recruitment into a diverse range of academic programs

    Initiate review.

    2020 Baseline

    Initiate review.

    2025 Target

    Plan in place and implemented for student recruitment and retention.

    Strengthen Indigenous student recruitment and retention by offering more scholarships, bursaries, and supports

    2020 Baseline

    Achieve STARS* Bronze rating and work towards Silver.

    Eight scholarships, bursaries, and awards for Indigenous students.

    2025 Target

    Achieve STARS* Bronze rating and work towards Silver.

    Additional scholarships, awards, and bursaries established for Indigenous students.