Breakout Groups for PPG1007 Section I

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Four groups (Weeks 1-6) and four teams (Weeks 7-12)

The 16 students in Section I of PPG1007 have been assigned to two sets of four-person units for breakout discussions in class and for group projects. The first units, assigned alphabetically and used in Weeks 1-6, are called Groups 1-4; the second, assigned to correspond to the Minister’s Briefing cases, are called Teams A-D.

Breakout groups for Weeks 1-6
1 2 3 4

RB

DB

KD

JY

SF

EG

RH

RM

MP

SR

JPS

JS

KS

DT

NW

AW

Breakout teams for Weeks 7-12
A B C D
KD

EG

RH

JS

RB

KS

NW

TY

DB

RM

MP

DT

SF

SR

JPS

AW

The breakout groups or teams meet during non-plenary classes to discuss either or both of:

3-minute briefs

The breakout groups contribute to the knowledge of the overall class by developing and delivering 3-minute briefs on assigned topics as follows:

For Week 2 – 3-minute briefs on relevant parts of major reports on water management on First Nations

For Week 4 – 3-minute briefs on challenges

  • Group 1: How drinking water is handled in rural Canada
  • Group 2: How the challenge of drinking water management on First Nations communities differs from that in nearby non-Indigenous communities
  • Group 3: Capital spending requirements to bring the standards of water management in Ontario First Nations communities to those of rural Canada
  • Group 4: Technical and operating challenges for water systems in First Nations communities

For Week 5 – 3-minute briefs on institutional players

  • Group 1: the Council of a First Nations community (noting differences between remote communities and those closer to metropolitan centres with better prospects for increasing own-source revenue)
  • Group 2: the INAC Regional Operations Sector and the INAC Ontario Regional Office
  • Group 3: the Minister/Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services and the central agencies of government
  • Group 4: provincial and municipal governments, nonprofit groups, the media

For Week 6 – 3-minute briefs on policy instruments

For Week 8 – 3-minute briefs on models relevant to the Munk Amalgamation Student Initiative

  • Team A: Harvard Kennedy School (MPP and MPP with MGA concentration)
  • Team B: Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (MPA and MIA)
  • Team C: Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs (MPAff and MGPS)
  • Team D: Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (MPA, MPIA, and MID)

See also Minister’s Briefing Cases for PPG1007 Section I.

Page created by: Ian Clark, last modified 27 January 2018.