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Wednesday, January 27 • 14:00 - 14:30
(On-demand session released) Actua’s Instructors: Post-secondary Work Integrated Learning – 45 minutes

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Actua is a Canadian STEM outreach charity representing 40 post-secondary member institutions. Undergraduate and high-school students are hired as instructors to deliver science and technology programs to youth. Future Skills was a two-year project to develop the training and work experience of those 1,000 instructors. This session shares project learnings and progress on a new experiential learning program.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Actua has engaged youth in STEM for 20+ years
  • New research shows competency development by secondary and post-secondary students
  • New training and tools are developing consistency across the network

Speakers | Conférenciers
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Tracy Ross

Director of Network Membership, Actua
Tracy Ross has overseen high-quality, targeted STEM outreach programs at a national level level since 2003. At Actua, Tracy’s portfolio includes the programs and projects that Actua offers its network, including training for instructors.

Wednesday January 27, 2021 14:00 - 14:30 EST