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CREATING AWARENESS OF METROLOGY EDUCATION & TRAINING. Graham Cameron NCSLI Canadian Education Contact & Standards Council of Canada Consultant, Specialist Canadian Fall 2007 Workshop & Symposium Ottawa, ON 2007-10-29. NCSLI Education & Training. Our Vision:

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Creating awareness of metrology education training

CREATING AWARENESS OFMETROLOGY EDUCATION & TRAINING

Graham Cameron

NCSLI Canadian Education Contact

&

Standards Council of Canada

Consultant, Specialist

Canadian Fall 2007

Workshop & Symposium

Ottawa, ON

2007-10-29

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Ncsli education training

NCSLI Education & Training

  • Our Vision:

    Promote competitiveness and success of NCSL International members by improving the quality of products and services through excellence in calibration, testing, and metrology education and training.

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Why concentrate on metrology education training

WHY CONCENTRATE ON METROLOGY EDUCATION & TRAINING ?

From the NCSLI perspective -

  • “Metrology community is facing a shortage of qualified, trained metrology personnel across the U.S.”

  • “VP Education & Training developed and implementing a plan to increase the opportunities for NCSLI members to obtain technical training.”

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Standards council strategic priority 1 activity 4 2007 to 2008

STANDARDS COUNCILSTRATEGIC PRIORITY # 1ACTIVITY # 4 2007 to 2008

Strategy & Objective for the educational sector -

“ Foster the use of standards in curricula ---

- Standards curricula integrated into Canadian universities and colleges”

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Fy 2006 2007

FY 2006 -2007

“ ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF STANDARDIZATION EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN CANADA, PARTICULARLY IN POST-SECONDARY AND TRADE SECTORS”

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1 metrology standards outreach

1. Metrology & Standards Outreach

  • Ensure awareness of metrology, measurement sciences, and needs for calibration and standards in such a way that it is readily recognized by organizational managers and the general public.

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Who needs to be informed

WHO NEEDS TO BE INFORMED ?

  • High school teachers

  • Career counselors

  • Students

  • Parents

  • Girl Guide and Boy Scout leaders

  • Science Fair organizers

  • In the various catchment areas

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Multimedia outreach project

Multimedia Outreach Project

Create an interactive

multimedia product (Resource DVD)

for Metrology careers

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The model butler county community college

The Model: Butler County Community College

  • General Metrology background

    • Physical

    • Chemical

    • Electrical

  • Professional alumni testimonials

  • Targets audience with youthful & energetic tone

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Multimedia dvd content

Multimedia DVD Content

  • Video

    • Brief version (3 min)- Metrology career one-stop to distribute and post on career websites

    • Longer video- Metrology overview

  • Career vignettes and testimonials

    • Interactive

    • Linked to an interest quiz

    • Use examples of “high profile” Metrology

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Multimedia dvd content1

Multimedia DVD Content

  • Resources

    • Pamphlet

    • Job description, career paths, income

    • URL links to national Metrology organizations and educational programs

    • NCSLI membership opportunities and benefits

    • Educator resources

      • Measurement lesson plans (e.g., K-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13+)

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4 metrology education

4.Metrology Education

  • Provide multiple fora for metrology educators to interact, and to encourage sharing of ideas and resources, and to help ensure that stakeholder educational needs are met.

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6 training opportunities

6.Training Opportunities

  • Ensure development, implementation, and recognition of real-time (fast-response) metrology training.

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10 collaboration

10.Collaboration

  • Ensure that the entire metrology community and stakeholders work together to gain synergy in achieving our goals.

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10 collaboration1

Measurement Science Conference

Measurement Quality

Division

#10: Collaboration

  • Activities:

    • We are partnering with:

    • MSC Session

    • Who else?

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Canadian input to the process

CANADIAN INPUT TO THE PROCESS

  • Cameron attends most Education & Training Committees held contiguously with NCSL International & Measurement Science Conferences

  • Canadian Contact person for Committee 164 -Education System Liaison

  • Gave invited paper at NCSLI 2005- “The Canadian Experience In Metrological Education & Training”

  • Liaison with Canadian organization to update / harmonize (to the extent it is practical) National Occupation Classifications

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Test equipment clearing house

Test Equipment Clearing House

  • Develop a link on the NCSLI website

    • Create a clearinghouse of test and measurement equipment

    • From labs, companies, and manufacturers to donate to educational institutions

    • Equipment manuals may be included

    • Available equipment can be listed by donators, special instructions on shipping, set-up etc.

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Test equipment clearing house1

Test Equipment Clearing House

  • Educational institutions can browse site

    • See if immediate needs can be fulfilled

    • Section to post needs for donators to browse

  • Offer instruction on the donation process

    • Including proper forms and transaction documents needed for tax credit for the donators, shipping cost calculation, etc.

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Metrology graduate outreach project

Metrology Graduate Outreach Project

Provide new metrology graduates

Congratulation letter

NCSLI welcome package

Possibly one year student membership

To be discussed with NCSLI Board of Directors

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Metrology internship project

Metrology Internship Project

  • Develop a list of available metrology internships

  • NCSLI Online Job Board

    • Add internship category

    • Encourage

      • Postings by NCSLI members

      • Utilization by students and educational institutions

    • Benefits

      • Utilize current infrastructure

      • Target “Job Seekers” using the forum

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Thanks in advance

THANKS IN ADVANCE

Please send your suggestions to:

Graham Cameron

STANDARDS COUNCIL OF CANADA

200-270 ALBERT ST.

OTTAWA, ON

K1P 6N7

<<www.scc.ca>>

[email protected]

Tel: (613) 238-3222, ext. 496

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