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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.



Posted on25 Apr 2018
Technology Education Goals. That is what this report is focused on. What I have found in being the president of the BCTEA is that without goals, and people behind stated goals, not much happens. Even then it requires incredible dedication...
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Job Posting – Mulgrave School – Aug 2018

Posted on22 Feb 2018
Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver.  The posting is for a Design Technology Coordinator.  See attached if interested. Upper School (G6-12) Design Technology Coordinator

December President’s Update

Posted on09 Dec 2017
So far this year things look a lot better than previous years. We have been given some funds from the ITA for capital equipment, with more to come over the next few years. Many schools are offering the Skills Exploration...
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