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Creating Employment Opportunities for Inuit Through Inuktut Skills

27 March 2019

(March  27, 2019 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Nunavut’s creation, Inuit are investing more than $5.4 million over three years in accredited Inuktut language training through the Pirurvik Centre. “Inuit are proud to invest in the Pirurvik Centre to meet the tremendous need among Nunavut’s employers for employees with strong Inuktut skills, to increase the pool of certified Inuktut language instructors and for the delivery of programs to enable more Inuit to acquire and develop the necessary competencies to work professionally in Inuktut,” said Makigiaqta Chair Aluki Kotierk. Working with Elders and Inuktut language teachers from across Nunavut, Pirurvik will develop three Inuktut certificate programs and deliver the following outcomes: Increased access to adult…

Student Application Form

25 March 2019

About the camp The Northern Ontario School of Medicine, the Government of Nunavut, Nunavut Arctic College, Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, and Nunavut’s Regional Inuit Associations are working together to host a Health Careers Camp for Youth* The camp will take place in Iqaluit the week of May 6-10, 2019 The camp’s home base will be at Nunavut Arctic College (NAC), with camp activities taking place at Qikiqtani General Hospital, and in NAC’s simulation lab and classrooms. 20 Inuit youth in grades 9 and 10 from all regions of Nunavut will be participate in a week-long camp where they will: Have a chance to practice hands-on clinical skills (suturing, casting, and more); Visit and explore the places where…

Calling for Health Career Mentors for Inuit Youth!

25 March 2019

Travel with 2-3 youth from your community to Iqaluit for a youth health careers camp! The Northern Ontario School of Medicine, the Government of Nunavut, Nunavut Arctic College, and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, are working together to host a: Health Careers Camp for Youth* Application Form English-March 29, 2019 Formulaire de candidature Date d’échéance : le 29 mars 2019

Makigiaqta Media Release

12 June 2018

The Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation’s Board of Directors met in Iqaluit to discuss and review proposals from the Open call for Project Concepts that was issued in the fall of 2017. Nine proposals were approved according to Makigiaqta’s four strategic priority areas: early learning systems, wrap around support for success in education, foundational skills development opportunities for adults, and advanced training and post-secondary opportunities for employment in key sectors.