Canada’s History is pleased to announce this year’s shortlist for the Governor General’s History Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Through their unique projects, these 13 finalists demonstrate many best practices in history education, including creating authentic learning experiences, encouraging historical research and critical thinking, incorporating historical thinking concepts, and considering Indigenous perspectives and worldviews.
Established in 1996, the award honours six teachers for innovative approaches to teaching Canadian history. The winners will be announced in the fall.
Congratulations to this year’s finalists!
Hampton High School, Hampton, New Brunswick
Collège Clarétain, Victoriaville, Quebec
École intermédiaire publique Louis-Riel, Ottawa, Ontario
Collège Saint-Hilaire, Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec
Westwood Collegiate, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Scarborough Centre for Alternative Studies, Toronto, Ontario
École du Grand-Pavois de Saint-Yves, Rimouski, Quebec
Ranch Learning Center, Lamont, Alberta
Nanaimo District Secondary School, Nanaimo, British Columbia
Laura Secord School, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Georgetown District High School, Georgetown, Ontario
Brookswood Secondary, Langley, British Columbia
Brockton School, North Vancouver, British Columbia