Posted February 3, 2022
When it comes to the different ways of educating students, one thing is true – students learn best from doing. To promote that, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) provides experiential learning opportunities that expose students to potential career paths well before they graduate. What is experiential learning? It is the process of teaching […]
Posted October 29, 2021
The jobs of the future are the jobs of the past (sorta’…) How job opportunities in the trades are driving employment in post-pandemic Ontario According to a Royal Bank of Canada report released last month, there is an immediate and urgent need for workers in the skilled trades, and that shortage is only going to […]
Posted October 19, 2021
Careers in the skilled trades are booming. Stats Canada has estimated that one million skilled trade workers will be needed by the year 2025. This will be the largest sector for employment in the near future. Plumbers, electricians, millwrights, cabinetmakers, mechanics…these are the careers that most people think about when they hear about the trades. […]
What is Co-Op? Cooperative education (Co-Op) is a structured way of learning that combines in-class learning with periods of actual work. This working experience is called a co-op placement. While on placement, you get to network with employers, gain valuable work experience in your chosen field, and earn academic credits that count toward your high […]
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