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    Skills Exploration Days

    November 19 & 20, 2019. Skills Exploration Days is an opportunity for teachers and junior high students (grades 7-9) to participate in an authentic and meaningful skilled trade and technology career exploration experience. Registration opens September 18th, 2019 at 8:30 AM.

    Skills Exploration Days (Grades 7-9)

    When: Nov. 19 & 20, 2019 (one day)
    Where:  WinSport International Arena, Calgary
    Registration: Begins Sept. 18, 2019 8:30 am. Schools may register up to 2 teams, 4 students per team. There will be additional waitlist spots available.
    Cost:  Team cost is $80.00 - invoiced directly to the school post event.
    The purpose of Skills Exploration Days is to:

    1) Inspire junior high students to identify inherent skills and interests.

    2) Connect students' skills and interests to trade and technology careers through interactive, hands-on experiences that promote creativity, empathy, and exploration.

    3) Promote trade and technology careers as a valuable and rewarding career choice.

    Building on the Maker Day model and Alberta Education's Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) Program of Studies, students will use the design thinking process to find a solution to the challenge in the classroom and will then build a prototype with tangible real life tools and materials at Skills Exploration Days.

    More information can be found on the Skills Exploration Days website: https://skillsalberta.com/skills-exploration-days

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