Teach trades and tech

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Okanagan College’s Trades and Apprenticeship department is offering a unique new program for anyone looking to become a skilled trades and technology teacher.

Trades Technology Teacher Education (TTTE) is for individuals wishing to teach trades or technology in the K-12 sector, or deliver industry education and training. The program is delivered through a combination of in-class and online learning, with optional pathways to Brock University’s B.Ed in Adult Education degree program and UBCO’s B.Ed degree program.

Learn more here.





Research Expo

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Join Okanagan College employees, students, alumni and friends in the community for RIPE: a day-long celebration of applied research, innovation and partnerships on Tuesday, May 9, from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

RIPE will feature presentations, demonstrations, workshops, networking, and a keynote address by David Chalk, a Canadian technology entrepreneur and media personality.

Learn more and register online here.












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On Thursday, April 20 Okanagan College and Accelerate Okanagan signed an MOU to renew our  partnership. OC and Accelerate Okanagan will continue to work together to identify and create new opportunities in the Okanagan technology sector, spanning education and training, applied research and innovation.

The College and Accelerate Okanagan will also soon be neighbours. OC’s cutting-edge animation classrooms will power up this fall, directly across from Accelerate Okanagan’s new space in the Okanagan Centre for Innovation in downtown Kelowna. 

Learn more here.