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Physical Education and Health

Welcome to your Physical Education and Health orientation for primary and secondary. Here, you will find all the necessary information to get started as a new Physical Education and Health teacher in Nunavik.

Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the content of this page prior to your live session.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Curriculum
  3. Evaluation
  4. Materials & Resources
  5. Special Programs
  6. Useful Links

Live Session

Wednesday, August 5th

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1. Introduction

Before we start working together, let’s get to know each other!

About Myself, Samuel Forget

Education Consultant in Health, Wellness & Physical Education
819 337-5442

  • Education Consultant in Health, Wellness & Physical Education (PE)
  • Working on the development of the new Health & Wellness curriculum
  • Resource person for the PE department
  • Second year in Nunavik.
  • Located in Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River)
  • Exercise Science (BSc) and Biomechanics (MSc) background
  • Hockey is my favourite sport!

About you


Once you settle in your community, make sure to stay in contact with your colleagues for support, for sharing resources and ideas and for organizing projects together. Here are a few ways for you to stay in contact.

There is a Private Facebook Group for Kativik Ilisarniliriniq PE Teachers. It facilitates communication between colleagues. Please make sure you are a registered member.

Make sure you have access to your Kativik Ilisarniliriniq email account, which allows you to access the Microsoft tools and to find your colleagues’ contact information.

You can access the community section of this website to discuss and share resources with other teachers. Log in and find the Physical Education & Health tab.

2. Curriculum Overview

In this section, you will find:

Teaching Guide

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Curriculum Documents

To read complete information about the Physical Education & Health curriculum, download the documents below and keep them accessible throughout the school year.




Competency 1

Performs movement skills in different activity settings (individual sports).

Competency 2

Interacts with others in different physical activity settings (team sports).

Competency 3

Adopts a healthy, active lifestyle (day-to-day lives).

Progression of Learning Documents

To access the Progression of Learning, please download the documents below for each section.




3. Evaluation

You will have to report 3 times in the year about students progress in Physical Education & Health. Please download this presentation on Evaluation and refer to your Teaching Guide and your DASH workshop for more details and examples.

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4. Materials & Resources

Many resources available to support your work as a Physical Education & Health teacher can be found on this website. Our team is constantly updating the Nunavik-IcE platform to give you access to more Inuit-centred Education resources. Please check back often to see any new content!

Explore the physical and health education resources folder on SharePoint and on the DB Server accessible in our schools.

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A great resource that was translated into the 3 languages for KI is the GetActive Myg and Gym program by the Réseau des Sports du Québec (RSEQ).

The kit allows teachers to evaluate the motor skills and physical condition of Primary students. The RSEQ recently developed 2 new versions of this tool box for Kindergarten and Secondary students.

K-6, 1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

Health & Wellness at Home

Resources to support physical and mental health and wellbeing
2.1-2.3 Health and Wellbeing, Sciences

Muscle Anatomy & Stretching

Learn the basic human muscular system and how to stretch each muscle group
1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

30 Day Exercise Challenge

Daily home exercise videos created by Nunavik Volleyball
Lesson Plan
K-6 Health and Wellbeing

Elementary Inuit Games

Information posters on 8 elementary Inuit games.
Lesson Plan
1.0-2.3 Health and Wellbeing

Secondary Inuit Games

Videos and information posters on 11 secondary Inuit games.

5. Special Programs

Sky is the limit to get involved with your school and your community. Here are some programs that are currently in place in Nunavik. We encourage you to be proactive and involved! You can also visit the list of useful links for more programs.

Extracurricular Activities

We encourage you to contribute to extracurricular activities and there are many ways for you to do it:

  • Help with the school gym schedule.
  • Help organize a Terry Fox Walk/Run at your school!
  • Organize an Inuit Game event and invite all the students for the finals.
  • These are all nice ways to create relationships inside of your school and community!

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Existing Programs

Teacher Training Program – Kativik Ilisarniliriniq

You might have an Inuit teacher working with you. Please make sure to include him/her as much as possible in your class planning (example: Inuktitut communication for Primary students).

Réseau des Sports Étudiants du Québec (RSEQ)

Potential projects with the RSEQ Côte-Nord for 2020-2021: Cross-Country, Volleyball and Hockey for coaching opportunities! 

Jeunes Karibus/Nurrait – Outdoor activities

The Nurrait or Jeunes Karibus is a non-profit organization established in Nunavik. This is a great opportunity to develop relationships with your students outside of the school environment.

Professional Associations

Inuit Games

Nunavik Organizations

Curriculum and Teaching

Financing Organizations

Living in Nunavik

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