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As industries grow and adapt to both technological and social transformations in Canadian society, polytechnics work to ensure their program offerings keep pace with a dynamic labour market. One way they do this is by involving industry experts in curriculum design, ensuring programs meet the needs of an evolving workforce. With increasing demand for mid-career upskilling, BCIT has recently launched three industry-relevant micro-credentials: mass timber construction, natural resource protection and digital transformation.
Polytechnics Canada sat down with Tom Roemer, BCIT’s Vice President Academic, to discuss the new approach.