Thursday, November 2, 2017

Microsoft Announces New Mixed-Reality Jobs And Education Partnerships

At the annual Business Council of British Columbia’s Business Summit, Microsoft President Brad Smith on Wednesday announced Microsoft Vancouver will create an additional 50 new jobs in the mixed-reality market in support of British Columbia’s growing tech ecosystem. Furthering the company’s commitment to creating economic opportunity in the region, Smith also announced two new education partnerships to empower the next generation of British Columbians: a plan to pilot TEALS, a Microsoft Philanthropies program that helps high schools build and grow sustainable computer science programs, and a partnership with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) to design curriculum for mixed reality.