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Show entries from: October 2011 returned 9 result(s).

School board selling business

Published: 10/31/2011 5:16:00 PM - Author: none
Peel's public school board is selling the not-for-profit corporation it created more than a decade ago.

The public school board is selling the not-for-profit corporation it created more than a decade ago.

Peel District School Board’s Centre for Education and Training (CET) ...

Guide to a career-focused university education: Health and Medical

Published: 10/31/2011 5:12:00 PM - Author: none
'As Canada’s population ages, demand for medical imaging technicians, cardiovascular technicians, medical sonographers, ultrasonographists and other jobs that are essential to the diagnostic end of the medical industry will continue to grow. Depending on a few factors, diagnostic technicians can earn more than $80,000 each year...'

The race to fill the skills shortage

Published: 10/31/2011 5:06:00 PM - Author: none
Up to 320,000 additional tradespeople required to replace aging workforce

Canada is experiencing at least a decade of labour shortages across the construction trades, with insulators and steamfitter-pipefitters among those in highest demand, according to reports from the Construction Sector Council.

Up to 320,000 additional workers will be needed to replace an aging trades workforce and to keep up with billions of dollars in major new projects from now until 2019

Read more: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/race+fill+skills+shortage/5606317/story.html#ixzz1cOb00Yp4

Unique partnership: Outdoor classroom in Clearview

Published: 10/31/2011 4:57:00 PM - Author: none
STAYNER - Clearview Township and the Simcoe County District School Board are teaming up so that local students will have a permanent outdoor classroom.

The classroom will be situated on municipal property that once served as a gravel pit. The site is at Lot 30 on Nottawasaga Concession 7, west of Stayner.

ARTS SYMPOSIUM: Stage fighting and song writing may not be areas of study you think when it comes to the high school curriculum.

Published: 10/31/2011 4:53:00 PM - Author: none
150 STUDENTS ARE PARTICIPATING IN TEN DIFFERENT WORKSHOPS RANGING FROM PHOTOGRAPHIC LIGHTING TO SONG WRITING.

IT'S ALL PART OF THE LIMESTONE DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARDS SPECIALIST HIGH SKILLS MAJOR PROGRAM.

ARTS AND CULTURE IS JUST ONE WING OF THE OVERALL PROGRAM.

A university education in Canada is a bargain

Published: 10/31/2011 4:41:00 PM - Author: none
'...When compared to countries around the world, post-secondary education in Canada is a great value. Not only is tuition here dirt cheap compared to American, Japanese or British schools, but the quality of education delivered by Canada’s publicly-funded universities is consistently excellent. ..Here are 10 tips for minimizing student loan debt...'

Universities battle 'Christmas graduates' dropout trend

Published: 10/31/2011 - Author: none
'...research suggests about 40 per cent of students who drop out of university do so because they're not performing as well as they expected.

That's largely because they're not prepared for the heavier workload and independent study time, he said.

"That sort of says, well, things have to be a little bit different at earlier stages (of education)," he says. "Whether it's more effort in high school or whether it's changes in the quality of schools at earlier ages, that's sort of an open question."...'



Read more: http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20111030/universities-battle-christmas-dropout-trend-111028/#ixzz1cOPiQFfR

You may qualify for a $2,000 signing bonus

Published: 10/23/2011 2:56:00 PM - Author: none
You may qualify for a $2,000 signing bonus if you register a new apprentice in a sector where there is high demand for skilled workers. Categories: Human Resources and Training, Education and Training. Organization(s): Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU) - Employment Ontario (EO).

Ottawa supports kids' science programs

Published: 10/23/2011 2:46:00 PM - Author: none
Ottawa supports kids' science programs

A federal government grant of “up to $1.25 million” will support Waterloo’s Engineering Science Quest and similar programs at eight other Ontario universities, for the sake of “preparing young people for today’s high-tech economy”, it was announced yesterday.
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