Annual NOIIE Symposium

May 4 - 5, 2022


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 30 Minute Learning Burst

Save the dates for the 2021-2022 Learning Bursts: Nov 18, Feb 10, Apr 7


Inquiries in Action

Feat. Sands Secondary School students working together to create positive change in their school, utilizing the Spirals of Inquiry framework.

NOIIE Indigenous Transitions Research Study

The NOIIE Indigenous Transitions Study explores how collaborative inquiry can help educators to improve transitions for Indigenous students—from grade to grade, school to school, and beyond school. The first report of this study, draws on insights from ten inquiry teams across British Columbia and from the coaches who were assigned to support their inquiries. The study is currently in its second phase, working with 11 additional BC schools/districts.

Learn more about this important work here.


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

Save the date for the next NOIIE Symposium May 4 – 5, 2022. We are very hopeful that the event in 2022 will be back to face-to-face in Vancouver, BC, Canada, with engaging speakers, school presentations, and lots of networking and reconnecting. Stay tuned for more information!

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Upcoming Events


NOIIE Learning Bursts
Nov 18, 2021


NOIIE Learning Bursts
Feb 10, 2022


NOIIE Learning Bursts
April 7, 2022


NOIIE Symposium
May 4 & 5, 2022

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