Media Advisory: The Kativik School Board will hold two special events next week
The Kativik School Board will hold two special events next week
Kuujjuaq (September 06, 2017) – After nearly 40 years of existence, the Kativik School Board will unveil a new logo during a special event at Jaanimmarik School, in Kuujjuaq, on Monday September 11, 2017 at 3:15 p.m.
On Tuesday September 12, Tarsakallak School in Aupaluk will be officially inaugurated on the occasion of a community event that will start after school hours. The school was razed by a fire on March 15, 2014. Between April 2014 and June 2016, the school operated out of temporary premises, in Aupaluk. Following the approval of funds from the Quebec Ministry of Education in June 2015, the construction of the school was completed in time for the start for the 2016-2017 school year. The school’s double gymnasium serves as the community centre and was partially funded by the Aupaluk NV.
The Kativik School Board (KSB) was created in 1975, under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA). Since 1978, it has been the exclusive provider of educational services to all Nunavik residents. Under the JBNQA, the school board also acts as an institution with unique powers and jurisdiction geared towards the protection and development of the Inuit language, culture, and way of life, through the delivery of tailored educational services and programs. The education programs developed by the KSB are offered in all schools of the 14 Nunavik communities, in Inuktitut as first language and in French and English as second languages. The school board operates 17 primary and secondary schools as well as 5 adult education centres. More information can be found at: www.kativik.qc.ca
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