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Register now for UArctic Congress 2021

Apr 16, 2021 Registration is now open UArctic Congress 2021. Find out more, including the full program on the new event site. UArctic Congress 2021 takes place May 15-18, 2021 primarily online with limited local participation in Reykjavik, Iceland for the opening and closing plenaries. The event is hosted by all UArctic higher education members […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 20217 Views

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NNDFN: Virtual National Science Camp Call for Applications

With the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen the world around us change. In response, modifications have become the norm. Unfortunately, the 2020 National Science Camp was cancelled. In anticipation of the 2021 National Science Camp, ISC Ontario Region proposed a virtual science camp. They have partnered with Kenjgewin Teg Educational Institute to coordinate, develop and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2021117 Views

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GNWT launches online tracker of education improvement process – NNSL Media

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) announced a new online tracker this week to demonstrate its progress on improving student outcomes in the NWT. This work stems from the government’s commitment to raise junior kindergarten to Grade 12 student educational outcomes to the same level as the rest of Canada, ECE said March […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202118 Views

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U Arctic: Sustainability journal calls for papers

For its special issue about “Indigenous People and Sustainable Development in the Arctic” the journal Sustainability is looking for innovative papers that analyze the dynamics of Indigenous sustainable development in Arctic and sub-Arctic regions. Empirical work of every variety, including case studies, comparative reviews (that involve different countries, disciplines, or sustainable development challenges), and surveys […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202118 Views

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GNWT highlights progress on actions to improve student outcomes

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has developed a new online tracker to share progress on actions underway to improve Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (JK-12) student outcomes in the Northwest Territories (NWT). The Mandate of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) includes the commitment to increase JK-12 student educational outcomes to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202117 Views

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Degrees of Success: Polytechnic plans push forward – Northern News Services

March 30, 2021 ‘Definitely on track,’ says transformation director; polytechnic must be Indigenous staffed and led, says Dene Nation This is a momentous year for Aurora College’s several-year transformation into a degree-granting polytechnic university as the single largest number of objectives – 44 – will be pursued in 2021. Of the 106 milestones in the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202113 Views

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COVID-19 Department of Education Services update

Arviat’s Aboriginal Head Start preschool programs are currently providing early childhood learning packages. The facility will open Monday, March 29. On Wednesday, March 24, Arviat’s Shared Care Child Care facility opened. Nunavummiut’s health is our shared responsibility! Remember: wash your hands and surfaces, practice social distancing, listen to the advice of health officials, and stay […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202169 Views

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Call for interns at UArctic for fall 2021

UArctic is searching for motivated and enthusiastic interns for the fall 2021 who are interested in Arctic matters and willing to acquire knowledge of the Northern region; its environment, people and culture. The internship will provide an environment in which the intern can develop, enhance professional working and communication skills, as well as expand networks […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202174 Views

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Have Your Say – Education Act Modernization

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is inviting residents of the Northwest Territories (NWT) to have their say on the modernization of the NWT Education Act. The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) wants to hear from all members of the public on how the JK-12 education system can better meet the needs […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 202172 Views

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Arviat students return to school after 4 months of COVID-19 hiatus – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 16, 2021 Schools have been closed since last November due to COVID-19 outbreak After four months without school, students in Arviat are heading back to class this week. The move follows last week’s announcement that COVID-19 public health restrictions would ease in Arviat. Levi Angmak elementary school has been closed since Nov. 10, its […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202119 Views

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