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The Community-Based Initiatives to Improve Attendance Grant

By September 26, 2017 No Comments

The Community-Based Initiatives to Improve Attendance Grants were provided in March 2015 to promote new community-based initiatives aimed at improving attendance in schools located in Inuit Nunangat. The program was made possible through an endowment from the Arctic Inspiration Prize. The following communities/organizations received $5000 one-time grants:

  • Aklavik, NT: Moose Kerr School and the Aklavik Community Corporation to implement the Aklavik & Student Parent Incentive Award Program for grades 8 to 12.
  • Arctic Bay, NU:Arctic Bay District Education Authority to implement an Improving School Attendance in Arctic Bay project.
  • Cape Dorset, NU: Sam Pudlat School & Peter Pitseolak School to implement the Moving Up To High School Together initiative.
  • Gjoa Haven, NU: Qiqirtaq Ilihakvik to assist with implementing the Return to School project.
  • Igloolik, NU: Ataguttaaluk High School to implement the Parent Guardian School Engagement Program.
  • Inuvik, NT: East Three Secondary School to implement the E3SS Post-Secondary Cultural Exploration Trip.
  • Paulatuk, NT: Angik School to implement the Angik School Community Attendance Project.
  • Naujaat, NU: (Repulse Bay) Repulse Bay District Education Authority and Tusarvik School to implement the Student-Teacher-Parent Afternoon project.