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The following OYAP Manufacturing Advisory Committee (MAC) members are looking for the next generation of skilled talent and have fantastic opportunities to offer students who are interested in the Precision Metal Cutting Trades: Tool & Die Maker, Mould Maker, General Machinist Click on the company to access their profile.

  • Quantum Mechanical
  • Bodera Tool & Die
 

 

Please help us to spread the word and make sure that students don't miss out on the opportunity to apply for the OYAP PMC program! The application deadline is Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Students are asked to submit the following documents:

  • Resume outlining relevant skills/experience (i.e. co-op, tech classes, home projects, etc.)
  • Cover letter explaining interest in PMC program written to the attention of the Manufacturing Advisory Committee (MAC)
  • Two letters of recommendation (one community and one teacher)
  • Transcript and attendance summary

The package may be emailed to me at skekewich@scdsb.on.ca

MAC members will be reviewing all of the applications and will select students for an interview. Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, April 26th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and will be held at the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development office located at 55 Cedar Point Drive in Barrie. Students will be contacted if they are selected for an interview. I will provide guidance and co-op staff with the names of students from each school who are selected for the interview.

To find out what's happening with OYAP follow me on Twitter @skekewich

PMC Brochure for 2017-18.pdf

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Click the link to visit the Study and Go Abroad website​Studyandgoabroad.com is the ‘go to’ site for students, primarily in Canada, who are researching options for further studies abroad, or considering a volunteer program, learning a language, working abroad or taking an international internship. ​  ​

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What if you had one year to do what you really want?  Discover the possibilities at mygapyear.ca.

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The Ontario Civil Construction Careers Alliance has developed resources for high school students which are available to you via their website.  The resources provide information on topics such as:

– Dual Credit Program
– Apprenticeships
– Women in the Skilled Trades

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International Student Exchange - Ontario is a registered not-for-profit corporation offering Ontario students a variety of reciprocal exchange programs in Europe.  An ISE exchange offers you opportunities to:

  • Develop language skills
  • Share your family and school life with another person
  • Increase your cultural awareness through a direct experience
  • Enhance your understanding of others
  • Gain confidence, responsibility and self-reliance
  • Come home with a new appreciation of Canada
  • Prepare for 21st century life in the global village
  • Establish personal relationships that may last a lifetime

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Want to travel this summer?

Adult & Continuing Education, in partnership with EduTravel, are pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for students to travel and earn credits this summer.

The Careers and Civics credits for travel will take students to Ottawa, Montreal and New York in July.

Visit the Learning Centre website  to find out more.

Visit www.edutravelforcredit.com for more information including the dates and locations of information sessions and to register for summer travel opportunities.

Ontario youth apprenticeship program​

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SHAD is seeking high achieving students interested in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) with incredible intellect, drive, initiative and creativity, who are seeking an enrichment experience.  The 2017 SHAD program will run from July 2-28, 2017.

If you are interested, visit http://www.shad.ca/applyThe deadline to apply is November 28, 2016.


Shad Valley is a four week summer enrichment program.  Students spend a month living in residence at host university campuses across Canada.  The program is offered to students currently completing grade 10, 11 or 12, Quebec secondaire IV, V or CEGEP I, or the international equivalent.

Take a look at our new video.   This is a fast-paced video montage with the intention of summarizing the essence and outcomes of SHAD to raise awareness of this important program throughout the country.

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This summer you can earn credits with the SCDSB and the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka at Geneva Park.  See the Geneva Park brochure for more information.​