Philosophy of the Paul First Nation School
The PFN School focuses on the well being of its students. It is holistic approach, which will perpare its students. Modern First Nations Education, both incorporate a deep respect for the natural world, with physical, moral, intellectual, and life skills development of the individual. Our First Nation's language and cultural values will be taught and enhanced through education. Our education will develop qualities and values in students such as respect for elders and cultural tradtion, modesty, leadership, generosity, resource fullness, intergrity, wisdom, courage, compassion for others, and living harmoniously with the environment.
To achieve it's philosophy for First Nation's students, the PFN Education Authority, shall provide its students with the opportunity to receive an education which would allow them to pursue further training of their choice and will include the following elements.
- Alberta Learning Program of studies curriculum will from the basis of the instructional program
- First Nation's language and cultural studies shall be an integral part of the curriculum
- The education program shall include special education, gifted education, and preschool programs designated to accommodate individual needs of the student