Internet usage in newly-connected First Nation communities is soaring. All that enthusiasm translates into a sharp increase in the demand for computer and Internet-related training.
Pathways to Technology is empowering every new user with the skills to create a better future for themselves and their communities.
Sustainable Technology Services provides training and consulting services at no cost to newly-connected communities. The curriculum has been developed in partnership with Thompson Rivers University (TRU) and Nuu-chah-nulth Economic Development Corporation. Courses cover the fundamentals of computer technology and software programs. Topics are tailored to community interests, such as online commerce and social networking.
Community members can continue to improve their skills through a suite of online support and videoconferences.