Northern technology grads can earn Bachelor of Science degree
WINNIPEG, MB – The resource development boom underway in the North and specifically Nunavut requires a well-educated and skilled workforce. Nunavut Arctic College and The University of Winnipeg recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will see graduates of the College’s Environmental Technology Program transfer to Winnipeg to continue their educations and earn Bachelor of Science degrees.
Nunavut Arctic College Nursing instructor Sally Naphan tries her hand at drum dancing this week as part of the College's Culture week, which comes to a close this Friday. Throughout the week, staff and students have been engaged in Inuit language and culture activities across the territory, from drum dancing, storytelling, feasts and hunting! Thanks to all our staff who have made this week a great experience!
The Education Programs division of Nunavut Arctic College regularly “promotes the positives” as it pertains to our Students and Faculty. Today, I would like to recognize Kaviq Kaluraq, Nunavut Teacher Education Program (NTEP) Instructor. Last Thursday, 6/2/14, she was reappointed for a second time to the Nunavut Impact Review Board. It will be for a three year term.
Forensic science is the scientific method of gathering and examining information about the past. This is especially important in law enforcement where forensics is done in relation to criminal or civil law, but forensics are also carried out in other fields, such as astronomy, archaeology, biology and geology to investigate ancient times.
Nunavut Arctic College has been moving towards Outcomes-Based curriculum reform in our program offerings. Consequently, in an effort to profile this initiative, we hosted an Outcomes Based Education conference in Iqaluit from January 15-17, 2014.
Youth with the 795 Iqaluit Royal Canadian Air Cadets visited the Nunatta Campus computer lab recently.
On December 13, 2013, the Hon. Paul Quassa, Minister of Education and Minister Responsible for Nunavut Arctic College paid a visit to Nunatta Campus in Iqaluit. While there he visited the offices of Education Programs and briefly discussed our current Nunavut Teacher Education Program (NTEP) and Early Childhood Education (ECE) offerings. We thank Minister Quassa for the visit and look forward to working closely with him as we continue to develop programs that will serve Nunavummiut.
Are you interested in learning about Inuit Heritage and Culture? Are you over 18 years old and reside in one of Nunavut’s communities? Register today to be a student at Nunavut’s own Piqqusilirivvik Cultural Learning Centre!
Polar Educators International is a vital international network of educators and researchers aiming to provide a deeper understanding of current polar science. This week, we announce the official launch of the organization and access to membership via www.polareducator.org.