Robert Wager - Tech Ed, Co-Op, Apprenticeships& World of Work Powerpoint Presentation

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Robert Wager - Tech Ed, Co-Op, Apprenticeships& World of Work Powerpoint Presentation

  1. 1. PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS …Begin with your destination in mind KNOW about the choices that are available…
  2. 2. • • • • Work Apprenticeship College University
  3. 3. DEFINITION OF TYPES • Grade 9 & 10 courses – focus is on establishing solid knowledge and foundation skills • Applied (P) - a real-life hands on approach with some theory • Academic (D) – theoretical in approach, utilizes abstract thinking • Open (O) – an opportunity to explore an area of interest for all students • Essential or Locally Developed (M) – courses intended for students whose education needs are not met by the provincial courses in English, Mathematics and Science. • Grade 11, 12 – U courses leads to university • M courses lead to college / university • C courses lead to college
  4. 4. TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION • Communications Technology • Computer Technology • Health Care • Construction Technology • Green Industries • Hospitality and Tourism • Technological Design • Manufacturing Technology • Hairstyling and Aesthetics • Transportation Technology
  5. 5. GOALS OF TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATION • Achieve the level of technological competency they will need in order to succeed in their postsecondary education or training programs or in the workplace; • Develop a creative and flexible approach to problem solving that will help them address challenges in various areas throughout their lives; • Develop the skills, including critical thinking skills, and the knowledge of strategies required to do research, conduct inquires, and communicate findings accurate, ethically, and effectively; • Develop lifelong learning habits that will help them adapt to technological advances in the changing workplace and world; • Make connections that will help them take advantage of potential postsecondary education and world
  6. 6. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION A way of learning outside the classroom, allowing you to work in your field of interest, while earning two to four high school credits.
  7. 7. CO-OP ALLOWS YOU TO: • Test a career • Explore your interests & aptitudes • Develop specific job skills & gain experience • Develop attitudes for success in the workplace • Gain valuable employability skills • Qualify & prepare for future part time, full time & summer employment • Gather references for your resume • Earn diploma credits
  8. 8. PURSUING APPRENTICESHIP? • Start by taking co-op in your trade area of interest: - Construction (Mason, Millwright, Electrician, Carpenter, Iro nworker, Painter, Plumber, Heating & A/C, Sheet Metal worker…) - Industrial (Machinist, Sheet Metal Worker, Cabinet Maker, Mold Maker, Printer Technician, Tool & Die..) - Services Trades (Baker, Cook, Hairstylist, Horticulturalist, Radi o & TV Service Technician…)
  9. 9. REGISTER FOR OYAP THROUGH CO-OP
  10. 10. EARN DUAL CREDITS – ACCELERATED OYAP PROGRAM (HUMBER, GEORGE BROWN, CENTENNIAL & SENECA COLLEGE) • Electrician Construction & Maintenance • Plumber • Landscaping & horticulture • Cook – Culinary Arts • Residential Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic • Early Childhood Educator • General Carpenter • Automotive Service Technician
  11. 11. WORKPLACE BOUND? • Get started on a career now… - A co-op experience places student sin a supportive environment - Through Co-op, many students are hired by their placements
  12. 12. SHSM CONSTRUCTION AND HOSPITALITY 4 CREDIT PACKAGE
  13. 13. • www.careercruising.co m • www.mazemaster.on.ca • www.hrdcdrhc.gc.ca • www.canada.gc.ca • www.thejobline.ca • www.jobcanada.org • www.jobs.gc.ca • www.gov.on.ca • www.volunteermbc.org
  14. 14. No matter what path you choose, you will all end up in the same place … The world of WORK!

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