Learning Opportunities

Modernizing Alberta's Apprenticeship Education System: Opportunities and Innovations (Teacher Session) - REPEAT

Presented By

Justin Gabinet, Kathryn Andrews & Paul Hrynew

Series Sessions

Date Time
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM



Grade Levels

Grades 10 - 12

Target audience: Gr 10-12 teachers, pre-services teachers and instructional leaders are encouraged to attend.

Alberta's apprenticeship education system is modernizing to ensure it remains relevant and effective in a changing economic landscape. Educators play a key role in guiding students towards diverse post-secondary options, including apprenticeships. Join us to gain insights into these exciting developments. 


Attendees can expect to learn about:

  1. Today’s apprenticeship system:
    1. Learn how apprenticeship education has changed in Alberta.
    2. Explore its modern relevance in today's dynamic job market.
    3. Discover how competencies learned in the K-12 system can be leveraged in apprenticeship education and the skilled trades.
  2. Apprenticeship education credentials and post-apprenticeship pathways:
    1. Learn about our new apprenticeship education credentials.
    2. Understand how these credentials set students up for education and career advancement.
    3. Find out how apprenticeship can empower your students to become successful as skilled professionals, entrepreneurs, mentors, and lifelong learners.
  3. Beyond the Trades
    1. Learn about expansion of apprenticeship education to occupations outside the designated trades.

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