Programs and Services

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The GNWT has established an Aboriginal Languages Secretariat to enhance the revitalization and protection of Aboriginal languages throughout the NWT.

Offering NWT adults the educational opportunities they need to meet their education and employment goals.

Supporting the development, maintenance and delivery of designated trade and occupation training programs in the NWT.

The Career and Employment unit, within the Labour Development and Standards Division, supports the delivery of career and employment development programs in the Northwest Territories.

The Culture and Heritage Division is responsible for a variety of services such as NWT Archives, the territorial archaeology program, geographical place names, arts and culture funding, as well as the operation and museum functions of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

Click here to access curriculum and documents for JK - Gr. 12, including our new residential school system document.

Early Childhood Development is a priority for the Government of the Northwest Territories, and critically important for the healthy development of all children in the NWT.

This section provides information to ongoing program pilots and initiatives such as the Strengthening Teacher Instructional Practices pilot.

Recognizing individuals in the NWT who play an important role in supporting the education of our children.

A comprehensive 10-year initiative focused on reviewing and renewing the K-12 education system in the Northwest Territories.

Serving the needs of NWT employers and employees by providing information and education on employment rights and responsibilities.

Providing French language services to the NWT including translation, Services TNO, community liaison, and more.

Information on immigrating to the Northwest Territories including the NWT Nominee Program.

Providing financial assistance to Northerners to help meet basic and enhanced needs.

An optional program for parents to enroll their 4 and 5 year old children into free, play-based childcare in all 33 communities across the Northwest Territories.

Access information about NWT Libraries here including borrow by mail, link to online catalogue, etc. and answers to all your frequently asked questions.

Improving NWT residents literacy and related skills including reading, writing, numeracy, problem solving and critical thinking.

Directory and information on licensed dayhomes and daycares in the Northwest Territories.

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