NEC News

March 18, 2015

Become an Aboriginal Tourism Management Professional!

Attend our information session to find out about this exciting program readying folks to excel in one of the fastest growing industries in the country.

Contact or call us at 604-873-3761 ext 328 to find out more, or just come to NEC on March 25 at 2pm.


March 10, 2015

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March 09, 2015

Your chance to honour an outstanding member of the community!

To nominate an NEC Alumni or Board Member by April 10th, 2015 click here.

Read more about 2015 NEC Awards Gala

March 09, 2015

Please join us in our annual Elder's Day Gathering at our NEC Longhouse. Lunch will be served. There will be gifts, prizes, bingo games and entertainment!

Click here to download a PDF version of this poster.

December 18, 2014

Native Education College will be closed from December 19, 2014 at 11:00am to January 2, 2015.

Classes start on January 5.

Happy Holidays from us to you

December 11, 2014

Honour Yourself with Education

Join us at Native Education College for our Open House on February 5, 2015 from 9am to 6pm.

We will discuss the following topics throughout the day.

  • The Story of First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada
  • What is Indigneous Education?
  • NEC Alumni Testimonies
  • Employer and Industry Partners
  • Honouring Women Ceremony
  • Credit Transfer Partnerships and Pathways
  • NEC Program Information Sessions
  • College and University Information
  • The NEC Student Experience
  • ...
December 02, 2014

Native Education College, First Nations Employment Society and the Government of Canada are joining together to offer a program called "E.I. Passport to the Trades. This programs activities include:

  • Intro to the trades
  • Trade tools and equipment
  • Trades math
  • Construction safety training tickets;
    • Level One First Aid
    • TCP
    • WHIMIS
    • Confined Space

The qualifcations are:

  • Aboriginal 
  • Must be on EI in the last 3 years
  • Commitment to be on time and attend
  • ...
November 10, 2014
Support Student Success - Winter Coat and Boot Drive

Support Student Success

Many of the more than 200 students attending the NEC Native Education College have the financial challenges of being a student. The NEC student council would like to provide the neediest of the students with warm clothing for the winter season. This will help out students who may be living on a fixed income while taking classes leading to their Adult Grade 12 Graduation Diploma. Students in post-secondary programs may have financial challenges of raising a family while studying to become a social worker, early childhood...

November 10, 2014
Funding your future information sessions

Information Sessions

NEC hosts an information session on the first Friday of the month at 1 pm. To register please call Admissions at 604-873-3772. 

Funding your post-secondary education can be a challenge. It can also be an investment in your future. Should you go into debt? How will you adjust to being a student? What future income can you expect? Come to the information session to learn about funding opportunities and learn how others manage to pay for their education. You will meet the NEC’s...

November 05, 2014

First Nations Relations - Community Information Session

November 13, 2014

10 am – 12 noon

NEC is a friendly place to reconnect with your educational journey.
Come out and listen to stories of NEC students, alumni and staff from the three host nations: Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh. Drop in and share your stories to inspire another generation of members to take this step to create a better future for themselves, their families and our communities.