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Dawson’s GOAL-friendly lesson plans link learning to marketable skills

Every day, teachers work hard to cover the curriculum even as students ask “Why am I learning this? What can it do for me?” But just watch those same questions evaporate the moment students comprehend how math, English or biology can set them on a career path that they are passionate about. (more…)

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Free workshop at Dawson

To coincide the QPAT convention, Dawson College held a “Career Showcase” workshop on November 21, 2013, during which teachers can try out the lesson plans. If you’d like to receive an invitation, go to: www.dawsoncollege.qc.ca/careershowcase

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Good news for GOAL practitioners

A 2011 study links career development activities with student retention and academic success. (more…)

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E-mentors give students the straight goods on careers

With free, safe and personalized access to 3,000 professionals in 80 fields, Academos E-MENTORING enables students to make informed career choices. (more…)

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Thorndale students put bullying on trial

An exercise in experiential learning enabled students to confront the issue of bullying head-on. Rare is the child who isn’t exposed to bullying in one way or another. (more…)

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