Dehcho Divisional Education Council

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Dehcho Divisional Education Council

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  • Former name: Dehcho Divisional Board of Education

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The DehCho Division Board of Education was established under the authority of the revisions to the Archives Act and the related establishment regulation in 1995. It was renamed the Dehcho Divisional Education Council (DDEC) with revisions to the regulations in 2002.

The Dehcho Divisional Education Council (DDEC) is tasked with setting policy for the operation of schools within the Dehcho region, with financial decisions and setting broad education goals for the region. Each municipality that has a school also has a District Education Authority (DEA). The DEA is responsible for the operation of the school or schools within it's municipal boundries. The DDEC works in conjunction with the District Education Authories (DEAs) to ensure that provisions of the Education Act and regulations pursuant to the Act are fulfilled. Each DEA must select a member to represent them on the Division Education Council.


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Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)

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Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)

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Dehcho Divisional Education Council

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