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Skills Exploration 10 - 12

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.


NorKam Trades and Technology Centre

Posted on25 Apr 2015
NorKam is an older secondary school located on the North side of the Thompson River in Kamloops. It has made the news lately because of the 7 million dollar addition for the implementation of Trades sampler courses to better prepare...
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Posted on17 Mar 2015
There has been a lot of effort put into the new Skills Exploration 10 – 12 course by many different partners.  Click HERE to go to the Resources page if you are interested in links to information about the course, it’s content,...
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President’s Message

Posted on11 Mar 2015
Hello everyone. Over the last month the executive has been working on organizing the conference by finding out through a survey what you would like. We will incorporate this information into the planning. As president, I have attended several meetings...
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