News Archive

Dear Parents and Caregivers,

The Department of Education, Culture and Employment would like to invite you to a very exciting information session for parents and caregivers of young children.

The sessions will take place on Wednesday, September 20 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Caribou Room at the Nova Hotel in Yellowknife.

Please feel welcome to bring your children to these events.

Hope to see you there! 

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Chers parents et tuteurs,

Le ministère de l’Éducation, de la Culture et de la Formation souhaite vous inviter à participer à une séance d’information très intéressante destinée aux parents et aux tuteurs de jeunes enfants.

Les séances auront lieu le mercredi 20 septembre, de 19 h à 20 h, dans la salle Caribou de l’Hôtel Chateau Nova, à Yellowknife.

Vos enfants sont aussi les bienvenus à ces séances.

Nous espérons vous y voir!

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