International Trades Education Symposium (ITES 2015)

The goal of this conference is to create an environment for collaborative exchanges between educational providers, institutions/organizations, government and industry and to permit educational providers to build greater partnerships with their peers. Abstracts and panel discussion proposals are currently being accepted for the following themes:

Defining Pathways for Trades Education in the 21st Century

  • Government
  • Industry, business and higher education
  • Craft practitioners, teacher and the public
  • Potential for development of skills exchange, and partnership efforts
  • Collaboration on community, regional, national and international levels
  • Building a new culture for building craft education and industry
  • Finding and Remembering the Reasons for Building Craft

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