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Inuktut curriculum development speeds up, with field testing scheduled for this school year

The Department of Education's curriculum development division will launch limited field testing for new Inuktitut curriculum elements after Christmas this school year. Preparing to launch are Inuktut Language Arts 1 (ILA1) and Inuktut Language Arts...

Nunavut Teachers’ Association calls out Dept. of Education, urges public to hold government accountable

The organization that represents kindergarten to Grade 12 educators in Nunavut's public education system is "very disappointed" and feels the Department of Education has "lied" to them, according to a news release issued Wednesday. Read:...

Louise Flaherty resigns as Nunavut’s DM of Education

Education Deputy Minister (DM) Louise Flaherty has resigned her position. "I have accepted Louise Flaherty's resignation, so she can focus her energy to create resources and books for Nunavummiut. While we are sad to lose...

Education system creates many hurdles to high school graduation: auditor general

High school students and adult learners are the Government of Nunavut's (GN) greatest human resource, but what's being done to develop that resource? Not enough, according to the latest report on Nunavut from the Auditor...

GN continues history of failing Inuit children with Bill 25

The Department of Education, in drafting Bill 25, An Act to Amend the Education Act and the Inuit Language Protection Act, has failed in one critical area – involving Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI), the...

Will Department of Education’s Bill 25 to revise acts be a repeat of 2017’s...

Unless the Department of Education has drafted revisions to the Education Act and Inuit Language Protection Act that are radically different than the last government's failed Bill 37, Nunavummiut are in for a long...

Several school grades closed in Iglulik due to teacher shortage, reports Quassa

Listening to his constituents, as well as the local radio in Iglulik, Aggu MLA Paul Quassa heard the disturbing news that students were asked not to attend school due to a teacher shortage. He said...