NIC plumbing apprentice Cassandra Kuryliak found her calling in the plumbing trade. She is encouraging more women to take up the trade, just in time for Apprenticeship Recognition Week, Nov. 4 to 10 in BC.
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BC post-secondary faculty and staff now have a wealth of in-depth resources and support as they work toward incorporating reconciliation and Indigenization into their teaching and learning practices, thanks to a new series of open educational guides. The project was managed by Camosun College faculty member Dianne Biin in collaboration with BCcampus, the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and a community of Indigenous and ally writers across the province.
Park University, in conjunction with Coast Mountain College (CMTN) , has announced a new academic and athletic partnership for students from Northern British Columbia.
A new annual award for top marketing students at Okanagan College is honouring a well-known Okanagan businessman and columnist.
For 275 health sciences students at Vancouver Community College (VCC), the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 18 involved more than the usual "drop, cover and hold on."
NIC's Department of Accessible Learning is offering the new Employment Transition Kitchen Assistant training program, starting in January.
Paula Avender is one of many reasons to study early childhood care and education at NIC.
Prior to joining NIC as a sessional instructor, Paula was a community care facilities licensing officer, a family support worker and an early childhood educator. She holds a certificate in early childhood education, a degree in child and youth care and a masters of arts in counselling psychology.
“I am passionate about supporting students to understand the role they play in the lives of the children and families whom they work with,” she says. “My experience as a licensing officer also allows me to share how early childhood educators can promote the well-being of children and families through the use of provincial legislation.&rdquo
NIC is offering a new part-time option for students to earn their Early Childhood Care & Education certificate starting this January. Classes run evenings and weekends, making it the perfect option for those already working in the profession who want to upgrade their skills.
Professional figure skater Nina Greschner arrived at Okanagan College last fall and traded in her skates for headphones and a mixing board as she stepped into a new career and launched a cutting-edge business focused on helping other athletes achieve their best.
The Selkirk College Ski Resort Operations & Management Program is a leader in Canadian snowsports education, providing exciting career opportunities for graduates. To keep both faculty and students connected to the industry, the SROAM Advisory Committee stopped by the Tenth Street Campus for its annual meeting.