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Start Your Skills Training in High School Poster

This poster/post-card outlines Technology Education courses in Technical Vocational, Industrial Arts, Human Ecology, Applied Commerce, High School Apprenticeship Program and includes information on Career Development courses and credits. It is designed to provide information to students, schools, school divisions and parents on programming that is available for high school students.

Technology Education provides students with opportunities for solving problems, designing, making and doing, and addressing current trends and issues. Students use and study technology to create practical solutions to problems – individually or in groups – to develop technical skills, knowledge and attitudes.

Technology Education enables students to explore their ideas, gain practical experiences, and work through thinking processes in a safe and supportive environment. The ability to adapt to a changing technological society and to accept social responsibility is paramount to all Manitobans in the pursuit of new careers and lifestyles. Technology Education allows learners to evaluate their strengths and interests in career choices. It also reflects rapid changes in the workplace and allows students to make informed decisions about their future.

Technology Education includes the courses found in the subject areas of vocational industrial, industrial arts, human ecology/home economics, and business and marketing education.