Course Description

This module in the Indigenous Peoples Certificate and is brought to you by the Centre for Indigegogy. The Indigenous Field of Study engages each student in a wholistic evaluation which is done in circle, orally and with teachers and Elders to foster transformation. In this module, participants will learn about the role and value of engaging staff and students in a wholistic evaluation process. Participants will experience a wholistic evaluation themselves. This module is a process of learning to provide and receive wholistic feedback using a circle methodology. This is an experiential module that offers participants a very unique growth-promoting experience.

Course Outline

Participants will:

  • Gain knowledge of how the IFS engages in wholistic evaluation.
  • Engage and experience a wholistic evaluation.
  • Collaboratively develop their own wholistic evaluation tool.

Learner Outcomes

Participant will leave with:

  • Increased knowledge of what and how to engage in wholistic evaluations.
  • An understanding and resources for designing a wholistic evaluation process.
  • Wholistic evaluation tool.
  • A Transformative learning experience.


This workshop is developed and delivered by the Centre for Indigegogy. To learn more about the Centre for Indigegogy, please visit our website wlu.ca/fsw/indigegogy.

Questions? Please contact us at indigegogy@wlu.ca

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Remote Circle Work
Th, F
9:00AM to 4:30PM
Mar 21, 2024 to Mar 22, 2024
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
Delivery Options
Remote Circle Work  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $520.00
Section Notes

Indigenous Peoples Certificate, Module 5 "Wholistic Evaluations" makes up 14 out of 84 hours required to obtain your certificate.

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