“I had no idea this festival was so big,” a friend said, as we stood in front of the book table at the NorthWords gala.
My friend is right. The NorthWords Writers Festival covers a lot of ground in four short days.
What can you do with pipe cleaners, drinking straws, dice, wooden beads and paperclips? Build a brain, of course!
We’re hiring a summer student. I worked at the Council for four summers and highly recommend this summer job. Here are my top four reasons why.
A new northern network is becoming a force to be reckoned with.
In October 2012, the NWT Literacy Council, the Nunavut Literacy Council and the Yukon Literacy Coalition hosted the successful symposium on skill development, Made in the North. We wanted to focus on literacy and skill development issues specific to the north.
Adult education is an important, but often misunderstood part of the education continuum. Here’s why we’re happy there’s a week to celebrate adult learners.