|School board||Qikiqtani School Operations|
|Superintendent||Trudy Pettigrew (ED)|
|Grades||7 to 12|
|Enrollment||approx. 177 (September, 2017)|
|Language||Inuktitut and English|
|Colour(s)||Blue and Grey|
Paatsaali School is a high school in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, Canada. Paatsaali School opened in 2011 and has 177 students
Next door to the school is Nuiyak School, an elementary school with 126 students from kindergarten to grade six.
Iqaluit is the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, its largest community, and its only city. It was known as Frobisher Bay from 1942 to 1987, after the large bay on the coast of which the city is situated. In 1987, its traditional Inuktitut name was restored.
Pond Inlet is a small, predominantly Inuit community in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada, and is located in northern Baffin Island. At the 2016 census the population was 1,617, an increase of 4.4% from the 2011 census Pond Inlet was named in 1818 by explorer John Ross after John Pond, an English astronomer. The mayor is Joshua Katsak. Tununiq Sauniq Cooperative Limited, most often referred to simply as the Co-op, also operates a local hotel and other endeavours.
Paul Okalik is a Canadian politician. He is the first Inuk to have been called to the Nunavut Bar and the first Premier of Nunavut.
Sanikiluaq is a municipality and Inuit community located on the north coast of Flaherty Island in Hudson Bay, on the Belcher Islands, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. As of the 2016 census the population was 882, an 8.6% increase over the 2011 census.
The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut is the legislative assembly for the Canadian territory of Nunavut. The seat of the Assembly is the Legislative Building of Nunavut in Iqaluit.
Arctic Bay is an Inuit hamlet located in the northern part of the Borden Peninsula on Baffin Island in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut, Canada. Arctic Bay is located in the Eastern Time Zone although it is quite close to the time zone boundary. The predominant languages are Inuktitut and English. At the 2016 census the population had increased by 5.5% from the 2011 census to 868. Arctic Bay is notable for being the birthplace of the former Premier of Nunavut Eva Aariak.
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Nunavut is the newest, largest, and most northerly territory of Canada. It was separated officially from the Northwest Territories on April 1, 1999, via the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, though the boundaries had been drawn in 1993. The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first major change to Canada's political map since incorporating the province of Newfoundland in 1949.
Higher education in Canada describes the constellation of provincial higher education systems in Canada and their relationships with the federal government, provinces, and territories.
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Higher education in Nunavut allows residents of this Canadian Arctic territory access to specialized training provided at post-secondary institutions. There are some unique challenges faced by students wishing to pursue advanced training in Nunavut, a vast territory stretching across Arctic Canada from Hudsons Bay to the north pole. The territory was split from the Northwest Territories in 1999, following a successful plebiscite which affirmed Inuit desires to establish an independent political jurisdiction. Covering one-fifth of Canada's area and over 60% of its coastlines, the territory had a population of 31,153 in 2010.
The Nunavut Teacher Education Program (NTEP) is an important college/university program in the Eastern Arctic of Canada offered through Nunavut Arctic College. This program provides Inuit from Nunavut with the opportunity to work toward a degree while remaining in the Arctic. With this degree in education, graduates can contribute and shape the education system in Nunavut by becoming bilingual teachers or work for the Department of Education. If the Inuit language and culture is to survive during this time of cultural transition, it will be greatly assisted by programs such as NTEP which recognize the importance of infusing Inuit language and culture into the western schooling system that is currently being used across North America. This program is more than an educational program; NTEP is of political and epistemological importance as it recognizes and legitimizes Inuit knowledge, values and perspectives and provides Inuit with an opportunity to play an active role in education.
Qikiqtani School Operations (QSO) is one of three public school districts in Nunavut and headquartered in Pond Inlet.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Nunavut is an ongoing viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a novel infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). After two cases were later deemed false positives, Nunavut remained the only territory in Canada with no confirmed COVID-19 cases until November 6, 2020. The first false positive case was a resident of Pond Inlet, first announced on April 30; a rapid response team was dispatched to the community. On May 4, it was declared that this case was a false positive. The second false positive case originated from a presumed positive results of a fly-in, fly-out employee in the Mary River Mine on July 2. On July 10, it was subsequently revealed that the test results were negative.
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