Amazon Future Engineer Program

By Stephen G Hurley

Host Stephen Hurley scans the education ecosystem, looking for the people and ideas that are starting to change the way we think about teaching, learning, schools and communities

Amazon Future Engineer is a childhood-to-career program aimed at inspiring and educating students from underrepresented and underserved communities to discover computer science and coding.

Here in Canada, a unique partnership between AFE, Fairchance Learning and ECOO is capturing the imaginations of both educators and students,

Today we are joined by a panel to offer several perspective on the program and the partnership:

Lynn Thomas: ECOO, President, Secondary School English Teacher
Susan Ibach:Head of Amazon Future Engineer, Canada
Martha Jez: CEO, Fair Chance Learning
Bushra Ul Hack, Director of Learning Productions, Fair Chance Learning
Chris Tucker : OCTE / SHSM Program, Curriculum Consultant YRDSB; Chair Council for Technological Education

Find out more about the Amazon Future Engineer program:
English: https://ecoo.org/blog/2021/05/04/ecoo-fcl-amazon-future-engineer-virtual-field-trip-event/
French: https://ecoo.org/blog/2021/05/04/fcl-afe-ecoo-projet-de-voyage-virtuel-sur-le-terraine/

 

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