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Care packages, dog treats and a new self-esteem

Two sets of Western Québec students rallied around separate social entrepreneurship ventures, as they test piloted The Learning Partnership’s “Entrepreneurial Adventure” program. By persevering and encouraging each other, the students succeeded in helping other at-risk members of their community—both human and animal.

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GOAL goes to the dogs

As part of their curriculum, students in Riverdale High School’s CFER program operate an e-waste recycling business. In converting an old TV console into a funky new dog bed, they used competencies learned through art, entrepreneurship and their workshop to raise money for a local organization that helps canines in need.

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And now something for the cat lovers …

Acting on their own plan to help the stray cats in their neighbourhood, Grade 1 students at Verdun Elementary discovered that even very young children can make a big impact on their community.

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Empowered kids transform learning into action

A wildlife specialist’s visit exposed Dorset students to career possibilities and  got them asking how they could make a difference. (more…)

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