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Friday, August 21, 2015 8:30 AM
Government is providing nearly $20 million to help B.C. school districts extend the life of their facilities and school-based assets, Education Minister Mike Bernier announced today while speaking at the BC School Superintendents Association’s Summer Leadership Academy in Kelowna.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:30 AM
Targeted funding of $250,000 was announced by Premier Christy Clark to help students at five public post-secondary institutions in Kelowna, Victoria and Vancouver develop coding-related skills for occupations that are in demand by the tech sector.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:45 PM
It was double-happiness at Mar Jok Elementary school today, as students and staff, along with representatives from the Central Okanagan board of education and the District of West Kelowna, celebrated the official opening of their school on the first day of the Chinese New Year.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 11:45 AM
Okanagan College will receive $171,428 to purchase new trades training equipment to support students entering in-demand occupations critical to the economy.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 AM
Facing a need for administrative employees in the Kelowna area, the Okanagan Education Centre is receiving more than $224,000 in provincial Community and Employer Partnership funding to help at least 20 people get work experience in that area.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00 PM
As part of B.C.’s Skills for Jobs Blueprint, Okanagan College will be adding 203 training spaces to increase access and reduce waitlists for trades critical to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector and other industries.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 10:05 AM
Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk joined faculty, staff and students at Okanagan College to officially break ground for the new $33-million trades training complex.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:00 AM
Students in the Okanagan who want to learn a trade are getting a helping hand with more than $367,000 in one-time funding for 88 foundation seats in targeted trades training courses during 2013-14.
Friday, September 27, 2013 4:15 PM
Premier Christy Clark today participated in celebrations to mark the last 50 years and acknowledge a bright future for Okanagan College.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 2:45 PM
Education Minister Peter Fassbender joined officials from the Central Okanagan school district today as they toured the construction sites of a new elementary school and secondary school addition scheduled to welcome students next fall.