Made-in-Nunavut curriculum shouldn’t have been phased out, says retired educator – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 2017176 Views

Shirley Tagalik says many traditional-knowledge-based education materials are no longer used

Jun 15, 2017

Nunavut’s focus on test scores runs counter to traditional practices, says a former curriculum designer.

Shirley Tagalik spent 10 years as a manager in the territory’s curriculum and schools services division, working “flat out” with her team in Arviat developing made-in-Nunavut materials.

She retired from the role and now she says, much of what her team created isn’t used, despite it being, she says, a better direction for the territory.

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