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IBM Partners With Mi’kmaq communities, NSCC To Prepare Indigenous Youth For STEM Jobs – Huddle Today

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202124 Views

Oct 25, 2021

HALIFAX–A new technology education program is putting Indigenous students on the fast track to jobs in the growing industries of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The Unama’ki Pathways in Technology Early College High School program launched last week at Allison Bernard Memorial High School in Eskasoni First Nation.

Twenty-four students from the Cape Breton communities of Eskasoni, Wagmatcook, and We’koqma’q are signed up for the program’s pilot group, said Alex Paul, the Executive Director of Mi’kmaw Economic Benefits Office.

“When you meet these participants in the program, [you] see the leaders of the future,” he said in an interview.

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