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GNWT launches new Our Languages Curriculum

October 30, 2020 Today the Department of Education, Culture and Employment announced the official launch of the Our Languages JK-12 Indigenous languages curriculum. Our Languages is a competency-based curriculum that provides Indigenous language instructors with curricular outcomes, instructional strategies, and assessment tools to foster language growth in classrooms. It promotes a whole-school approach to language […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202016 Views

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Implementation Plan for Aurora College and polytechnic university initial Areas of Teaching and Research Specialization Released

Today the Government of the Northwest Territories released the Aurora College Transformation Implementation Plan (Implementation Plan) and the initial areas of teaching and research specialization for the polytechnic university.  The Implementation Plan outlines the path towards the establishment of a polytechnic university that will support the aspirations of Northerners, diversify the economy, and contribute to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 30, 202013 Views

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Canadian Coast Guard Inshore Rescue Boat North Completes Summer Season

From: Canadian Coast Guard Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – The Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut completed its third season of providing maritime search and rescue services on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. The station opened in June 2018, as part of the federal government’s Oceans Protection Plan, to improve marine […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202016 Views

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NU Government: COVID-19 Department of Education Services update

With the funding provided by the Government of Canada’s Safe Restart Agreement, the Department of Education purchased 1600 digital devices for Nunavut schools in the event of school closures due to an active case of COVID-19 in a community. Of these 1600 purchased devices, 800 iPads have already been delivered to the department for formatting.1400 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202017 Views

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Ottawa wants input on how to improve post-secondary education in the North – Nunatsiaq News

27 October 2020 Three Nunavummiut will sit on a new task force the federal government launched this month to look at how to improve post-secondary education across the North. The initiative was one of the pledges outlined in the government’s Arctic and Northern Policy Framework. Specifically, the framework aims to close the gaps in education […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 202010 Views

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QEC awards 2020 Laura Ulluriaq Gauthier Scholarship

IQALUIT, Nunavut – Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) has awarded the 2020 Laura Ulluriaq Gauthier Scholarship to Jenna Kilabuk of Pangnirtung. Ms. Kilabuk is a second year student enrolled in the in the Nunavut Teachers Education Program at Nunavut Arctic College. “By enriching the minds of our students, it is her goal to help bridge the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 202021 Views

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Government of Canada launches task force to examine Post-Secondary Education in the North

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada October 23, 2020—Ottawa, ON— Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Access to high-quality education is critical to not only individual success, but to local economies, and all of Canada. That is why the Government of Canada is working with  Provincial, Territorial, Indigenous, and community partners in the North […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202019 Views

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The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon announce additional support for quality early learning and child care across the territory

From: Employment and Social Development Canada October 22, 2020              Whitehorse, Yukon              Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are working closely together to ensure families have access to affordable, high-quality and safe early learning and child care […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202021 Views

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GTC: 2021 Winter Semester Funding Deadline

The 2021 Winter Semester funding deadline is approaching quickly! Get your applications in now! View Poster NT5

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202024 Views

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QIA announces recipient of the 2020-2021 John Amagoalik scholarship

Iqaluit, Nunavut – October 19, 2020 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce that Jenna Kilabuk is the 2020-2021 recipient of the John Amagoalik scholarship. The $5,000 Scholarship honours the efforts of John Amagoalik towards the betterment of Inuit in Nunavut. QIA prioritizes applications from post-secondary students entering a field that promotes […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202014 Views

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