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The British Columbia Technology Education Association (BCTEA) is a Provincial Specialist Association (PSA) of the British Columbia Teachers Federation (BCTF).  The BCTEA represents Technology Education teachers and those teachers promoting  the development and growth of Applied Design Skills and Technologies (ADST), Makerspaces and Tech Ed in British Columbia schools.  The BCTEA also works with like minded groups at the Elementary and Secondary levels (K – 12) in addition to organizations that are involved in areas such as trades training and setting industry standards for training young workers.

BCTEA Members are teachers within the public school system (K-12) in British Columbia actively involved with the implementation of the Applied Design, Skills and Technologies curriculum.

BCTEA Subscribers are teachers in private schools, business and industry partners that work with the BCTEA to promote and advance interests in Technology Education, ADST and Makerspaces.


President’s Report

Posted on25 Apr 2016
Last friday Camosun College hosted a Dual Credit forum. A lot of discussion around ACE IT programs and how potential students start off in tech ed classes. Today the BCTEA executive is meeting to plan for future directions.

Vex Worlds

Posted on25 Apr 2016
BC was represented by eight VEX teams at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville Kentucky this weekend. There were over 500 teams from 31 countries competing in the High School category. The teams were divided into five divisions. In...
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Plumbing (Langley)

Posted on25 Apr 2016
School:Langley Secondary School District #35 (Langley) Closing Date: Apr 21, 2016   Job Description & Requirements Dual Credit Piping and Plumbing Teacher Red Seal certification with minimum 5 years journeyperson experience in one of the Piping trades (Plumber, Sprinkler system...
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Skills Canada Provincials

Posted on18 Mar 2016
Skills Canada Provincials takes place on April 13th.  Students from around the province will show off their skills in this one day event at the Tradex Centre in Abbotsford.