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First remote training centre opens on Neskantaga Territory


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August 26, 2014 by STAFF REPORT

A remote training facility recently celebrated its grand opening in the Neskantaga Territory in northern Ontario. The Neskantaga Training Centre is a multi-purpose facility with construction components designed to be flown into remote communities and assembled on-site.

The centre is outfitted with modern technology, including Cisco TelePresence, high-definition two-way video communication and collaboration technology, a 70-in. Smart Board, a 70-in. LED HDTV, high-speed satellite broadband connectivity, as well as individual laptops.

The centre directly connects to e-learning tools and programs to offer a wide variety of curriculum, including access to secondary and post-secondary institutions, safety training courses, as well as trades and technical certifications.

Check out this video of the Neskantaga Training Centre in action: