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Nunavut has a French-speaking population of 1.8%.

Francophones in Nunavut are known as “Franco-Nunavois”.

The Commission scolaire francophone du Nunavut (CSFN) is responsible for providing French-language public education in Nunavut. The CSFN has one school, École des Trois-Soleils in Iqaluit, attended by 90 students from kindergarten to grade 12. The school board’s mandate extends over the entire territory of Nunavut, which covers some 2 million square kilometers. Services offered by the French-language school board include:

  • Childcare services during and after school hours
  • French as a second-language remedial tutoring and an after-school homework program
  • A home-schooling program for students outside Iqaluit
  • Student support services including speech therapy, occupational therapy, psycho-education and psychology
  • Laptops for every student
  • SMART Boards in every classroom
  • A back-to-school summer camp
  • A modern school built to sustain extreme cold weather and able to maximize natural lighting
  • The northernmost francophone school in the world!
Commission scolaire francophone du Nunavut

Commission scolaire francophone du Nunavut

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