Curriculum in the Northwest Territories is managed by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment. The GNWT is committed to doing its part to renew the K-12 curriculum and ensure it is taught in relevant, research-based, innovative ways. Teachers are expected to follow the NWT Curriculum which can be found in the schools across the NWT or downloaded by visiting the subject page.
Listed below are the main subject areas in the NWT. Included in each of these subject areas are the Dene Kede and Inuuqatigiit curriculums, School staff are expected to bring attention to the Aboriginal Worldview through the use of Dene Kede and Inuuqatigiit in all of their teachings and subject areas.
Curriculum for the main subject areas can be downloaded by visiting each individual pages below.
- Dene Kede and Inuuqatigiit
- Arts Education
- Career and Technology Studies
- English Language Arts
- French Language Arts
- Health and Wellness Studies
- Junior Kindergarten/Kindergarten
- Literacy with Information and Communication Technology
- Northern Studies
- Physical Education
- Social Studies