BIT focuses on the management, marketing and the use of electronic technologies to access, use and manipulate information within personal, family, workplace, community, and global contexts. This cluster challenges students to expand their confidence, experience, and skills as innovators and leaders.
HRH focuses on a vast array of challenging and rewarding careers in health care, community supports, recreation, cosmetology, food services, tourism, and law.
MDC provides students with the flexibility to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication, and fashion. This cluster includes courses related to art and culture, such as the performing arts, film and video, broadcasting, journalism, writing, creative design, fashion, libraries, and museums.
NAT focuses on conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Students develop the motivation and commitment to work individually and collectively as private citizens and members of the workforce toward the conservation and responsible use of air, energy, forests, land, minerals, water, and wildlife.
TMT cluster focuses on the skills and knowledge related to the design, construction, fabrication and maintenance of a product. Course relate to manufacturing, processing, utilities, construction, mechanics, fabrication, trades supervision, trades contracting, logistics, transportation and heavy equipment.
Skills Alberta Team (June 6, 2016)
Team Alberta will compete at the 2016 Skills Canada National Competition in Moncton, NB, June 5-8, 2016. Good luck to all participant. Click here for team list.
CTEC Council member gets Canadian Teacher Federation's Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award (May 22, 2016)
Lloyd Bloomfield has been recognized and awarded with the Canadian Teacher Federation’s Outstanding Aboriginal Educator Award. His accolades were many and diverse in his dedication to the profession
ATA President Responds to Teacher Workload Study
ATA president Mark Ramsankar is welcoming the results from an independent study on teacher workload that shows teachers in Alberta work an average of 48 hours a week during regular school weeks. The study also found that the average Alberta teacher puts in nearly two full weeks of work during the summer months, bringing their annual total to 2016 hours.
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The Career and Technology Foundations program will help students begin planning their careers before they enter high school.
Education Minister David Eggen has approved the Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) program for students in Grades 5 to 9, which means schools across the province are able to take full advantage of the program for the 2016-17 school year. Read more...