New Indigenous mentorship program teaching kids entrepreneurial skills – APTN News

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New Indigenous mentorship program teaching kids entrepreneurial skills – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on August 12, 2020113 Views

Aug 11, 2020

“It really is all about the students”

A new partnership between a Winnipeg school division and a fabrication lab will teach Indigenous students the necessary skills to be an entrepreneur. The program is not just classroom learning, but also working and learning hands on.

Eight Indigenous Grade 12 students from Seven Oaks School Division are part of the program with the North Forge Technology Exchange.

A grant from the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development allowed the students to be paid as part of the program.

The new Indigenous mentorship program is based off the Met Innovation Centre for Entrepreneurship (MICE). It was designed for students interested in creating start-ups three years ago.

Read More: https://www.aptnnews.ca/national-news/new-indigenous-mentorship-program-teaching-kids-entrepreneurial-skills/

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