Early Learning and Child Care Engagement

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is committed to working collaboratively with the early learning and child care sector to support a system that provides children and families with access to high-quality early learning and child care across the Northwest Territories. 

Learn about how we plan to transform early learning and child care in the NWT.

    Upcoming engagement

    Below is a timeline of some ECE milestones and engagement opportunities.

    Past engagements

    August 2023: Engagement on Approach to Certification Process, Wage Grid and Funding Mechanism

    • The department engaged directly with stakeholder between April to August 2023. 
    • A What We Heard Report was released to summarize engagement results. 

    April 2023: Engagement on Child Day Care Regulations

    June 2022: Engagement on Child Day Care Act