Category Archives for "School news"

Apr 01

Integrating iPad Technology to Promote Meaningful Student Talk

assistive technology , Entrepreneurship , School news

Over the course of this year, nearly 200 secondary school teachers have participated in the self-selected professional development session, Integrating iPad Technology to Promote Meaningful Student Talk. With the desire to use technology in the classroom, iPads became available in each high school to be booked for a period of time to support a classroom […]

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Mar 27

OYAP Cardboard Boat Races

apprenticeship , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , School news

The annual Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program’s (OYAP) cardboard boat races were held on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at the Bracebridge Sportsplex. The program teaches students team work, problem solving, communication, and creativity—skills that are essential for success in the trades. The experience teaches students that team work, problem solving, communication and creativity are skill sets […]

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Feb 03

Summer Employment Opportunities

apprenticeship , Co-operative Education , Entrepreneurship , School news , Secondary to Postsecondary Transitions

What are the Ontario Public Service – Summer Employment Opportunities? Several thousand students are hired annually in a variety of summer student positions across the Ontario Public Service, its related agencies and community groups. Summer employment opportunities are full-time, temporary positions ranging from 7 – 16 weeks between May and Labour Day. The wage for […]

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Jan 31

Interested in a Night School Co-op Placement?

Co-operative Education , Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program , School news

Are you a high school student? Interested in earning a credit in the evening? If so, please contact your school’s Guidance Department to find out more information. Based upon interest, placements would tentatively begin on March 3, 2014 and end on June 20, 2014. Background: How do night school cooperative education programs benefit students?  Night […]

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Dec 18

Safe and Accepting Schools: Premier’s Awards

School news

Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools Nominations are now open! Download a nomination form and start your submission today. Deadline: February 21, 2014 – 5 pm EST The Premier’s Awards for Accepting Schools recognizes exceptional and innovative work being done in schools to create a safe and accepting school environment.

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