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Dylan's stage-carroussel

Dylan’s stage

The staff at Cinéma Cartier understand the aspirations of students in the adapted learning “Challenges” program at Québec High School and have offered a meaningful and fulfilling stage (work placement) to Dylan Brown, who has impressed them with his work ethic and constant improvement. They always have a great day when Dylan comes to work.

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Dog bed from TV console-caroussel

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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Tourists delighted by student ambassadors

Last fall we reported that Gaspé Polyvalente’s Entrepreneurship students had completed 30 hours of training to become community ambassadors to visiting cruise ship passengers. This spring those same students are back at it, buoyed by the positive feedback they received from tourists and cruise companies alike. Notes principal Daniel Gallagher: “A retired school administrator from […]

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Students who felt marginalized come into their own

An in-school silk-screening venture is enabling a group of students to master required competencies— and build on GOAL’s twin pillars: self-knowledge and career awareness. The “T-Shirt Factory” at Philemon Wright High School in Gatineau owes its existence to a chance comment made by a student in the Work-Oriented Training Path’s Prework Training program. She told […]

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All those little steps open doors for students

Principal Corinne MacDonald is passionate about giving children in her Jonquière school a head start exploring different career fields, in part because of her own experience as a parent. “I was completely blown away when my mechanical-engineer son announced he was moving to Vancouver to pursue his real passion—acting,” she relates. “I wondered whether I […]

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