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Future Skills Institute for Educators - BC

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Thomas Haney Secondary School

23000 116 Avenue

Maple Ridge, BC V2X 0T8

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The Future Skills Institute is an action-oriented professional development program for educators who want to drive innovation in their school. Teachers will learn to harness design thinking methods to build creative, project-based learning and inquiry in their classrooms. The program focuses on developing a culture of creative problem solving and how to approach curriculum standards from a student-centered perspective.

Key Takeaways:
- Understand the key tenets of design thinking, entrepreneurship, global mindfulness and innovation and learn methods for building these skills/mindsets in students.
- Learn and apply actionable methods for ideation & collaboration and experiment with using these methods with students
- Design a student-directed learning experience that develops critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication in students

Implementing BC's New Curriculum

We are proud to work with hundreds of BC Educators to help them bring BC's new curriculum to life. This program will help you build your capacity for embedding the development of core competencies in your classroom, across any grade or subject area. Click here to learn more about how we make connections to the new curriculum.

Package with the Future Prize for Students

On April 18th, students from across BC will come together in a one-day design competition called Future Prize. Hosted by Southridge School in Surrey, this event is open to teams of middle school students from both public and independent schools. It will be an action packed day that will empower students to solve real world problems. Save $50 on registration to Future Prize when you sign up for the Future Skills Institute. Click here for details on Future Prize.

Group Pricing Is Available:

  • 5-9 Registrations purchased together - Early Bird $275 pp / Regular $325 pp
  • 10+ Registrations purchased together - Early Bird $250 pp / Regular $300 pp

Contact Leslie McBeth at leslie@futuredesignschool.com to access group pricing.

Building a Case to Attend

Why should your school administration support you to attend the Future Skills Institute? Click HERE to download a sample case for support. Click HERE to learn how Future Design School's programs can help you implement the new BC Curriculum.

Accommodations

If you are traveling to attend the Institute, we have secured a block of rooms at the Sandman Signature Hotel in Langley with a discounted rate of $135/night for Signature King, Signature Two Queen, and Corporate King rooms. To use this offer, please call the Central Reservations line at 1-800-SANDMAN (726- 3626). A valid credit card is required to hold any guests rooms under the group block In order to receive the correct rates, callers must reference: Sandman Signature Langley, Future Design School, Group Number: 175848


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