Post-Secondary Education Institutions and Accreditation
Whether you are an existing or prospective post-secondary education institution, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment can provide assistance in the regulatory process.
Accreditation of Institutions:
Accreditation of Programs:
Post-Secondary Institutions or Programming from outside of the NWT:
As set out in the Northwest Territories (NWT) Post-Secondary Strategic Framework 2019-2029, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is responsible for holding post-secondary institutions accountable for meeting territorial standards and following best practices.
The vision for the territory’s post-secondary education system is:
“Every resident of the Northwest Territories has an equitable opportunity to reach their full potential by obtaining a post-secondary education from institutions that are student-centered, accessible, high quality, relevant and accountable.”
ECE’s priority is to continue to support post-secondary organizations during the legislative transition.