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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 on15 Oct 2015
Challenges and changes, that is the norm. I have enjoyed my first year as president. My goal was to help Technology Education teachers work together as we address change. For many of us we can either remember the good old...
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President’s Report

Posted on20 Sep 2015
After our summer break, and now back in the swing of things, here are some topics to bring to your attention. The conference information, such as workshops, district reps meeting, etc is up on the BCTEA web site. Registration is...
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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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