The Skills Ready Project of the Week Spotlight for the week of April 17, 2020 was submitted by Mr. Clint Maltais of Peter Greer Elementary School. Mr. Maltais’ project is a Pollinator Hotel for bees, and is appropriate for students from Grades 4-6. Using a mix of nails, mesh wire, staples, wood glue, food grade
Looking for activities you can tackle from home? Below is a selection of projects that are perfect for a home setting; these could be the activities you’re looking for! 1. Open School – Keep Learning The Ministry of Education has put together a series of resources to help parents during this time of distant learning.
VICTORIA, BC – For the past two weeks, students from the Vancouver area have been hard at work in the classroom, learning and preparing to hit the water in a cardboard boat that they have designed and constructed. In what has become an annual competition, two schools are tasked with the design and testing of
Are you ready to apply for your first job? Maybe you’ve been working for awhile but want to move on to something new. What do you need to apply for that job? A resume. Below, we’ve outlined some important information you should include on your resume and some of the do’s and don’ts of resume
SKILLS READY SHOWCASING ELECTRICAL PROGRAM AT KELOWNA SECONDARY SCHOOL BRIDGES GAP BETWEEN EMPLOYERS, STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS
Skills Ready and the Central Okanagan Public School/BCIT Construction Electrician Foundation class recently hosted a Showcase Event to highlight the electrical students’ work and to connect them with Industry. Employers were introduced to students in an environment that is familiar and comfortable for the students, allowing them to express themselves more openly and with more
BENEFITS OF TAKING A SHOP CLASSIf it wasn’t for taking a few shop classes in high school, I may not have pursued the trades as a career. It opened my eyes to a career option outside of attending a college, university or working in the local industrial plant. I enjoyed building things with my hands