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A simple-to-do initiative gives students tools for life

Arranging for a professional cabinet maker to visit students at LINKS High School required little extra time on the part of their teacher. But for students with learning difficulties for whom the future is anything but clear, there’s no discounting the impact of such a positive experience.

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Fresh produce and a growing sense of place

Turning unproductive farmland into co-operative gardens will help young Anglophones to realize how much they can contribute to their community. As one of 11 pilot schools across Québec, Gaspé Polyvalente has been busy identifying ways it can help build the entrepreneurial capacity of its region. One initiative scheduled to begin next September will unite students, teachers […]

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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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