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Show entries from: November 2011 returned 73 result(s).

1 day job shadow showcases experiential learning at it's best!

Published: 11/29/2011 2:03:00 PM - Author: none
Grade 9 students across Ontario participate in Take Our Kids to Work, a one-day job shadow experience.

Hotel virtual tour

Published: 11/29/2011 12:11:00 PM - Author: none
The Hotel and Hospitality sector is showcased in this hotel virtual tour.

This tour includes a Teacher's Package- go to: /www.thelearningpartnership.ca/page.aspx?pid=340 for more information.

Breakfast Recognizes employers for valuable work with Students

Published: 11/29/2011 11:57:00 AM - Author: none
'Students and teachers from area schools had the opportunity last Thursday morning to thank local employers who have demonstrated commitment to their school’s co-operative education program at the Champion Co-operative Education Employers Breakfast, sponsored by the Eastern Ontario Training Board...The breakfast, which took place during Experiential Learning Week in Ontario...'

Sports broadcasting can bring in niche fans with possibly lower revenues:experts

Published: 11/29/2011 11:50:00 AM - Author: none
'MONTREAL - Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment could use its major league sports teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs to start up a regional sports channel and deliver hardcore sports fans to advertisers, industry observers said Monday.

"This would be niche television," said business professor Bruno Delorme, who teaches at Montreal's Marianopolis college. "It delivers less affluence but a more targeted spectator."...'

Industry executives, politicians attend Construction Day in Toronto

Published: 11/29/2011 11:45:00 AM - Author: none
'Key industry stakeholders converged on Queen’s Park last week for the third annual Construction Day.

Close to 40 MPPs and government staff members and 28 Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) representatives from 14 of member organizations attended the event, held during the first session of the new parliament. All told, hundreds of people passed through the reception designed to strengthen relationships with the construction industry.

“The turnout was far and beyond anything I ever imagined,” said COCA President Ian Cunningham...'

Exciting partnership opportunity

Published: 11/28/2011 4:15:00 PM - Author: none
250,000 students to get free access to AGO learning wing

The Toronto District School Board and the Art Gallery of Ontario are teaming up for a first-of-its-kind educational partnership that will bring students, especially those from high-needs communities, into the gallery.

The partnership includes free access for students to the educational wing of the gallery, specialized curriculum resources for teachers, and a chance for students to view TDSB-owned art previously relegated to a school basement.

How students used MBA tools to conclude in favour of friends with benefits

Published: 11/28/2011 4:07:00 PM - Author: none
'A group of Toronto high school students is learning to embrace the complexities of the world, thanks to an injection of MBA know-how.

Dina Alasadi sees her higher education options in a different light and Alex Homoki was able to reconcile his desire to travel the world with a need to start applying to universities...'

Mainframe skill shortage becoming serious financial risk

Published: 11/28/2011 3:59:00 PM - Author: none
'Seven in 10 businesses are now seriously concerned about the financial and operational impact of the worsening mainframe skills shortage.

As mainframe experts continue to retire in their droves, a large survey of chief information officers has revealed that concerns are beginning to reach the level of the chief executive...'

Students find career options

Published: 11/28/2011 3:50:00 PM - Author: none
'A group of First Nation high school students learned about future career options at the Aboriginal Workforce Resource conference...'

Celebrating an engaged workforce

Published: 11/28/2011 3:39:00 PM - Author: none
This video celebrates an engaged workforce. This is an excellent showcase of diversity of career destinations in nuclear power generation.
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