OUR VISION

Rising up together to enhance the preparedness of Nunavut Inuit for employment

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February 26, 2021

Call for Proposals: Distance Learning/E-Learning services for Nunavut Inuit Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation is accepting proposals to provide distance learning/e- learning services. The aim of…

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we invite you to view Piruqatigiit’s new website!

October 15, 2020

The website is now easier to use and was beautifully designed by Katittut. It features illustrations by Atiigo Media and Arviat artist Charlotte Karetak. All…

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Learn about our Strategic Plan on this website, or download the   here.

FUNDED PROJECTS

Tasiuqtigiit Hand in Hand Society

Uummati Doula/Maternal Support Worker Online Professional Development and Training Tasiuqtigiit Hand in Hand Society in collaboration with the Uummati Maternal Support program is offering an online, virtual training opportunity to Inuit working in or are interested in a professional role in the perinatal field.

Nunavut Sivuniksavut Academic & Career Development Program

Over the years Nunavut Students have often expressed a desire to have a work experience component as part of their program as NS.

Ilinniapaa Campus

Inuit Specific Training & Employment Framework for Individuals with FASD- research This project seeks to build capacity for the development and delivery of high quality, Inuit-specific programming related to training and employment needs in both the public and private sectors for individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Nunavut. They believe this work addresses…

Ilitaqsiniq – Nunavut Literacy Council

Tapiriit Project Ilitaqsiniq creates, pilots and evaluate innovative models of non-formal, culture-based learning programs embedded with literacy, language and other work related skills. Participant outcomes of the original non-formal program “Miqqut” were captured and recorded though community-based research and included: increased confidence, wellbeing, culture identity and 85% of participants transitioning to employment or certificate level…

Qikiqtani Inuit Association – Ipitiki 2

Early Learning Systems Building on the success of the Makigiaqta-funded, QIA-led Ipitiki program, QIA proposes a multi-year project which directly aligns with Makigiaqta strategic priorities. Ipitiki 2 will deliver governance training to daycare boards operating in the Qikiqtani region, host a three-day daycare managers conference for Qikiqtani centers, expand the Elders in Daycare pilot development…

Tumikuluit Saipaaqivik Daycare Training

Tessa Lochhead and Noodloo Peter had worked together to build and enhance the current daycare programming and administration structure at Tumikuluit and had produced a Nunavut Daycares Administrative Guide.

Arviat Wellness Centre

Project Overview The Young Hunters Program is a community-based project designed to develop sustainable harvesting in youth between the ages of 8-18. In the 5 years that the project has been operating, extensive work has been done with community Elders to document the knowledge and skills required for youth to become masters in sustainable harvesting,…

Arctic Fresh Inc.

Arctic Fresh is an Inuit owned company, with its head office based in Igloolik Nunavut. It has been catering to customers located in Nunavut’s Baffin region since 2016.

The Nunavut Bilingual Education Society (NBES)

The Nunavut Bilingual Education Society (NBES) is a community-based, non-profit society established in 2003. NBES was created by a group of Nunavut educators, cultural promoters, and storytellers concerned with the preservation, protection, and promotion of Inuit oral history and storytelling, cultural knowledge, and language. The Nunavut Bilingual Education Society will be conducting their program titled…

Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre

Objective The objective of this project is to foster Inunnguiniq in our communities. “Inunnguiniq” means “making of a human being” and refers to traditional child-rearing wisdom and practices. We propose to accomplish this through 3 pathways in our proposal: Translating and producing an updated version of the Inunnguiniq curriculum, which has recently received some additions…