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Selkirk College: Have you heard about TED?




Have you heard about these great talks by TED? Who is Ted? TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, the original “subjects” for what twenty-five years ago began as a conference.Several incarnations later, TED is now a foundation which runs conferences worldwide, curates the main website, ted.com as an incredibly clever way of liberating latent creative energy of the intelligent masses. TEDx, the newest iteration, is a series of TED-like events around the world, independently organized by teams of passionate like-minded people in each location.

Come experience the talks and be introduced to the TEDx phenomenon.


This event is limited to 100 seats. Parents, government staff, and members of other organizations with an interest in how educators in this region are responding to changing learning environments are encouraged to attend. Registration is free and available on a first come, first served basis by calling 250.352.6601.


TEDx talkers will include:

  • Angus Graeme, President Selkirk College

  • Shannon Shah, Nursing Instructor Selkirk College

  • Jeff Jones, Superintendent School District #8

  • Dan Rude, Principal Crawford Bay Elementary & Secondary School


Visit event calendar for details. Download TEDx event poster.


About TEDx


TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, the original “subjects” for what twenty-five years ago began as a conference. Several incarnations later, TED is now a foundation which runs conferences worldwide, curates the main website, ted.com as an incredibly clever way of liberating latent creative energy of the intelligent masses. TEDx, the newest iteration.  It is a series of TED-like events around the world, independently organized by teams of passionate like-minded people in each location. Learn more about TEDx.

About Teaching & Learning


This event is part of the Learning Region Initiative and coordinated by Selkirk College’s Teaching and Learning InstituteFor more information on Selkirk’s Book Learning Club, its annual debates and other public events contact Theresa Southam or 250-505-1342.




 

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