Tech Emphasis

Technological education enables students to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Six schools have been designated as Emphasis Technology schools.

Emphasis-Technology Schools

 

Arthur Voaden

Clarke Road

College Ave 

Montcalm

Saunders

Strathroy DCI

Communications

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Computer Technology

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Construction

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Design

 

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Exploring Technology

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Green Industries

 

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Hair and Aesthetics

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Health Care

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Hospitality and Tourism

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Manufacturing

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Transportation

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In addition, an array of technology programming is offered at all Thames Valley secondary schools.

School Communications Computer Technology Construction Design Exploring Technology Green Industries Hair and Aesthetics Health Care Hospitality and Tourism Manufacturing Transportation
A.B. Lucas yes yes yes yes yes            
B. Davidson     yes     yes yes   yes yes yes
Central Elgin   yes yes yes yes         yes  
East Elgin yes yes yes   yes yes yes     yes yes
Glencoe DCI yes   yes yes yes         yes yes
Glendale HS yes yes yes yes yes yes       yes yes
H. B. Beal  yes yes yes   yes   yes     yes yes
Huron Park  yes   yes yes yes yes   yes   yes yes
Ingersoll DCI yes    yes yes  yes         yes yes
London Central          yes            
London South yes yes   yes yes            
Lord Dorchester yes yes yes yes yes         yes yes
Medway HS yes   yes yes yes         yes yes
North Middlesex DHS yes yes yes   yes yes         yes
Oakridge SS yes     yes yes            
Parkside CI     yes yes yes yes       yes yes
Sir. F. Banting yes   yes yes yes       yes   yes
Sir W. Laurier yes yes yes   yes         yes yes
West Elgin  yes   yes yes yes yes       yes yes
Westminster  yes yes yes yes yes yes       yes yes
Woodstock CI yes yes yes yes yes            

 

List of Technological Areas

Communications Technology
Learn about TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media and animation.
Computer Technology
Develop skills related to the I.T. industry. Learn about hardware, software, networks and operating systems. 
Construction
Acquire skills related to carpentry, electrical/network cabling, heating and cooling, masonry, and plumbing.
Design Technology
Students will research projects, create designs, build models, and assess products using appropriate tools, techniques and strategies.
Exploring Technology
Students work on projects that encompass several different technological areas, using a range of equipment and resources suited to the various areas.
Green Industries
Students explore all areas of the green industries, including agribusiness, horticulture management and science, and landscaping architecture.
Hair and Aesthetics
Students may focus on careers such as hairstylist, aesthetician, nail technician, or make-up artist.
Health Care
Careers include child care worker, dental assistant/dentist, gerontologist, laboratory technician/technologist, doctor, nursing assistant/nurse, pharmacy assistant/pharmacist, and personal support worker.
Hospitality and Tourism
Develop food preparation and presentation skills; learn about event planning and marketing, customer relations, human resource management, inventory management, and tourism administration and management.
Manufacturing
Students acquire knowledge and skills in mechanical engineering, robotics and control systems, computer-aided manufacturing, industrial maintenance, precision machining, welding, and sheet metal.
Transportation
Develop skills and prepare for careers in the servicing and repair of vehicles, aircraft, and/or watercraft as well as other skills needed for success in the transportation industry.

Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program

Students enrolled in technology programs may also consider the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP).

 

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