Indigenous students get hands-on training during Tech and and Trades Day – SooToday
Skills Ontario, North Shore Tribal Council partner up to show Indigenous youth some potential career options during event at Sault College
Indigenous elementary and high school students from seven northern Ontario First Nations received some hands-on training Friday during Skills Ontario’s Trades and Tech Day at Sault College.
Gordon Bennett, a staff member at Biidaaban Kinoomaagegamik in Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation, says that the school brought a dozen elementary students and four high school students to the event, which provided students from Grades 6-10 with workshops on automotive, machine shop and computer applications.
“We’re trying to broaden their horizons for college,” Bennett told SooToday. “And then, when they get to high school, they’re going to get into auto, woodworking, welding. That’s another choice for them.”
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