Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Today we celebrate the achievements, heritage and cultures of Indigenous peoples across Canada. It is in this spirit, that we would like share and celebrate the accomplishments of the Grade 8 students at W̱SÁNEĆ School in Saanichton. Over the last few months, our Skills Ready colleague, Dean Heron, was welcomed by community members and
Through our Ultimate Skills initiative, we are proud to support Ultimate Spirit, an ISPARC Honour Your Health Challenge, developed to introduce the youth of Stz-uminus First Nation to the game of Ultimate Frisbee. On Monday, March 11th Ultimate Spirit took flight with a gathering of community and supporters in celebration of life, health and play.
Students from Templeton Secondary and John Oliver Secondary came together earlier this week to try their hand at boat building! The competition preparations began last week when industry professionals provided preliminary instruction to the students and shared some of the fundamentals that would help them be successful on the big day. Yesterday 75 students worked
Skills Ready Showcase Events bring industry employers into the classroom in an informal setting to see the good works that are going on in shop classes across the province. The Female Trades Sampler class in School District 23 invited us in to hold a showcase event with them just before the holidays. This amazing class
This past Tuesday, we brought 40 Mount Douglas Secondary students to the University of Victoria for a career exploration opportunity. The students braved the rain and toured the newly built District Energy Plant, a highly innovative and beautiful building on campus. The Project Co-ordinator for the construction of the building, Brandon, explained the challenges and