Parents and Inuit group worried about changes to Nunavut’s Education Act – CBC

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201879 Views

Proposed amendments could change language timelines, DEA structure and authorities

Dec 05, 2018

As three months of public consultations on the government of Nunavut’s proposed updates to the Education Act wrap up, some groups remain concerned about what the draft bill will look like.

The updates are needed because the current Act, from 2008, mandates bilingual Inuktut education in the territory by 2019. With 2019 less than a month away, Nunavut isn’t even close to providing it.

Hall Beach, Arviat, Kugluktuk and Cambridge Bay will likely be visited next week, meaning there will have been a consultation in each of Nunavut’s 25 communities.

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