Ilitaqsiniq-NLC engages in community-based research and pilots innovative approaches to literacy, language development, and basic workplace skills in Nunavut. Our work informs public policy.

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We help build community capacity throughout Nunavut by providing educators and families with resources and training. We offer a variety of resources in the official languages of Nunavut.

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Ilitaqsiniq -
Nunavut Literacy Council

Ilitaqsiniq-NLC’s mandate is unique in Nunavut. We promote and support the literacy and learning needs of Nunavummiut by conducting research and developing resources for language and literacy skills in the Inuit language, French, and English. Our projects are guided by the principles and values of community capacity building and development. Our projects are guided by the principles and values of community capacity building and development. Members of Ilitaqsiniq-NLC include adult educators, literacy practitioners, Government of Nunavut departments and policy makers, non-profit organizations, schools, libraries, and individuals.

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Nunavut Literacy Week 2015 is coming up! Sept. 28th to Oct. 2nd

Dear Colleagues,

You will find in the attached document different suggested themes for each day of literacy week. There are also examples of literacy activities that can be carried out during each day. Some schools and organizations have already provided us with details of what they have done in the past or will be doing this year for literacy week and we’re sure that you have some fun activities too! We encourage you to share your activity ideas and photos of community members participating and promoting literacy within your community on our facebook page.