To redress some of the issues preventing learners of African descent from developing a better appreciation for scientific inquiry.
To engage members of the Dalhousie community, African Nova Scotian science teachers, parents, and students in activities designed to increase the interest of African Nova Scotian learners in science.
To provide an opportunity for junior high learners of African descent to engage in activities designed to strengthen their math and science aptitude.
Foster an increased awareness of science and technology among African Nova Scotian learners.
Involve members of the Dalhousie community, African Nova Scotian science teachers, learners and their guardians in the ILASP initiative.
Increase eventual enrolment of African Nova Scotian learners in science programs at Dalhousie University and other post-secondary institutions.
Promote post-secondary science programs to the African Nova Scotian community.
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy (ILA) is an innovative university-community partnership that uniquely mobilizes university/college students, faculty and community leaders to help improve student success and bridge the achievement gap for Grades 6-12 students of African heritage in Nova Scotia.
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy
1360 Barrington Street, Room J134
Main Level, Sexton Memorial Gymnasium Building
P.O. Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada