TEFA Set to Expire in 2017


The Tripartite Education Framework Agreement (TEFA) is a five-year agreement that came into effect September 1, 2012. The First Nations Schools Association and First Nations Education Steering Committee were brought into the agreement when INAC announced that they would no longer support Second Level Services to First Nations Schools. Communities and schools were told that if they opted not to sign on to TEFA that they would lose all of their second level services, this threat has since proven false, as those who opted out did not lose any services. THE PUPOSE OF TEFA Quoted from the FNSA website: "A fundamental component of TEFA is [...]