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The South Slave Divisional Education Council is thrilled to present the latest edition of "Creating Futures." This issue is a rich tapestry of stories showcasing the resilience of our communities, the transformative power of education, and the enduring strength of cultural and linguistic heritage.


In This Issue:

  • Rising from the Ashes: How the South Slave communities rallied in the face of devastating wildfires, demonstrating unparalleled resilience and unity. Celebrating not only their spirit but also underscores the critical importance of mental health support in times of crisis.

  • Embracing Change: Explore the educational journey from the Alberta curriculum to the British Columbia framework. This shift signifies a bold move towards a more flexible, learner-centric approach, promising a dynamic future for our students.

  • Three Feathers: The story of "Three Feathers," a ground-breaking film that weaves together themes of language, culture, and healing. Showcases the power of storytelling and the importance of restorative justice.

  • Reconnecting with Roots: A personal story of cultural and linguistic rediscovery, emphasizing the vital role of Indigenous languages and traditions in shaping identities and connecting communities.

  • Unity Through Sports: Experience the unifying force of school sports across the South Slave region. These stories highlight the impact of athletics in fostering community spirit, resilience, and personal growth among students.

  • Women in Leadership: Celebrate the inspiring journeys of women who have broken barriers to shape the future of education in the South Slave. Their leadership paves the way for a more inclusive and equitable educational landscape.

  • Artistic Journeys: Marvel at the mural at PWK High School that reflects the journeys of students and the community. A testament to the transformative power of art and cultural expression.

  • Navigating the Future: Dive into the exciting possibilities of AI in education. Reveals how technology is shaping personalized learning experiences and preparing students for a rapidly evolving world.


Join us with "Creating Futures" as we highlight the stories of triumph, innovation, and cultural richness that define our communities.


Download your copy of the magazine (buttons above) or pick up a copy at any SSDEC school. Let's create a brighter future together!


We are excited to announce the launch of our new Creating Futures magazine! The South Slave Divisional Education Council (SSDEC) is committed to fostering excellence in education and supporting the needs of our diverse community. With this in mind, we're thrilled to share stories of success and initiatives that are making a positive impact in our communities.


Our magazine is a celebration of the amazing work we're doing at SSDEC. It features articles on work-life balance, meeting the mental health challenge, and curbing toxic masculinity, all of which highlight our commitment to addressing mental health in our communities and schools. We're also proud to showcase our efforts to promote Indigenous cultural richness and diversity, through educating students about the cultural richness of the Indigenous people in our communities, and honoring their contributions and traditions.


In addition to these articles, the Creating Futures magazine features stories about the Trades Awareness Program and the ConnectedNorth program, aimed at fostering engagement and enhancing education outcomes in remote Indigenous communities. And don't forget to check out the exciting news about the upcoming JK-12 NWT Curriculum Renewal!


We invite you to download the magazine today to learn more about these important topics and see how SSDEC is creating a brighter future for our students. Whether you're a student, educator, or simply someone who cares about education, our magazine is a must-read. So, why not grab a cup of tea, find a comfy spot, and dive into our new magazine? We promise you won't be disappointed!


To download your copy of the magazine (buttons above) or pick up a copy at any SSDEC school. Let's create a brighter future together!

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