Category Archives for "Dual Credits"

Apr 27

BMLSS Student Looks to Healthcare Career after her Successful Dual Credit Experience

Dual Credits , Postsecondary Education , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

Emma Palmer, a grade 12 student at Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School, demonstrates the range of students taking dual credits at Georgian College.  The program is designed for students facing challenges towards graduation but that does not mean that these students are not academically strong.  The challenges are often connected to social and mental […]

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May 02

TLDSB Students Attend the 26th Annual Ontario Technological Skills Competition

apprenticeship , Dual Credits , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , School news , Specialist High Skills Major

Live Updates [View the story “TLDSB Competes at the 2015 Ontario Technological Skills Competition” on Storify] The Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) was held at RIM Park in Waterloo on Monday, May 4 (Elementary Technology Activity Day) and Tuesday,  May 5. Featuring 67 skilled trades and technologies contests, and 2,000 competitors from high schools and colleges […]

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Apr 22

Pathways Advisory Meeting – Enhancing Community Partnerships

apprenticeship , Co-operative Education , Dual Credits , Elementary to Secondary School Transition , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Specialist High Skills Major

The Student Success Department was honoured today to have members of the community participate in a Pathways Community Advisory Committee meeting. The session was an excellent opportunity to share important information about the wide range of student opportunities that Trillium Lakelands District School Board offers students and how TLDSB could further enhance this programming through […]

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Dec 10

Graduate Helps Students Plan Their Pathways to Success

apprenticeship , Co-operative Education , Dual Credits , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Specialist High Skills Major

As a student, you might have a notion about what you would like to do for a career. However, have you thought carefully about how to reach that goal? Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute graduate, Dylan Thomas, shared his personal education journey with about 60 grade 10 to 12 students on Dec. 9, 2014. He […]

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Jun 19

OYAP Completion and Next Steps Celebration

apprenticeship , Co-operative Education , Dual Credits , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Specialist High Skills Major

Congratulations to all of our Accelerated OYAP students who attended the Completion and Next Steps Celebration with their families last night at Deer Creek Banquet Facility. David Tsubouchi, the Registrar and CEO of the Ontario College of Trades, energized the guests with his keynote address. Many of the students are continuing on with their apprenticeships […]

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Jun 04

High School Students Celebrate Their Accomplishments at the Drilling & Blasting Dual Credit Ceremony

Dual Credits , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

Students from Fenelon Falls S.S., I.E. Weldon S.S. and LCVI completed their Drilling & Blasting Dual Credit course today at Fleming College in Lindsay. By participating in this course, students were presented with a variety of practical workplace challenges every day. They used problem solving, analytical and creative thinking skills. They needed to think on […]

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May 30

Hands-On Activities at Women in the Trades

apprenticeship , Dual Credits , Elementary to Secondary School Transition , Entrepreneurship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions , Specialist High Skills Major

Thirty grade 7 and 8 female students from Central Senior School “tried out” trades on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at a special event hosted by Fleming College’s School of Skilled Trades and Technology. They engaged in projects using various tools and techniques. Fleming College’s Women in Trades Days initiative is an opportunity for young women […]

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Jan 16

Indenturing Ceremony & Orientation Night

apprenticeship , Dual Credits , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , Postsecondary Education , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

As part of the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), several of our TLDSB high school students officially become apprentices at Indenturing Ceremony & Orientation event at Durham College on January 16, 2014. [wooslider slideshow_speed=”3.0″ keyboard_nav=”true” mousewheel_nav=”true” slider_type=”attachments”] Student Highlight: Ashleigh Larocque Grade 12 I.E. Weldon Secondary School student, Ashleigh Larocque, was registered as a welding […]

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