CNESST Grant Registration Deadline is November 15th!

Grants are available for CNESST classroom projects—if you register online before November 15th! In the WOTP, workplace safety education is a curriculum requirement not to be overlooked! Every autumn, many WOTP teachers register their work safety classroom projects online with the CNESST and receive a $300 grant in return. Eligibility Eligible projects encourage the active […]

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Voters in Training – Register by September 15!

Voters in Training, organized by Élections Québec,is an educational activity which aligns with several parts of the Prework Training curriculum, and could be adapted to potentially correlate with parts of the ELA curriculum for both Prework Training and Training for a Semiskilled Trade. Register before September 15th to receive the materials required to hold a simulated election […]

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Workplace Training and Safety: Lessons from James Comey and Lake Milk

If one of our WOTP students caused a workplace accident, what would their “employer” say or do? Would the student be rebuked, or maybe even lose the work placement? How would you respond, as a teacher, job coach, principal or technician? Would the focus be on the student’s poor judgment, the potential safety issues, or […]

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Go Ahead: Read That Novel Aloud to Your Students!

As a high school teacher, are you reluctant to read an entire novel (or other type of book) aloud to your students? Maybe reading aloud feels like a pedagogical approach more suited to elementary students? Or, perhaps you do read aloud to your students, as a practical way of reaching the diverse group of learners […]

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Two New Semiskilled Trades

The Directory of Semiskilled Trades has recently been updated for 2017 – 2018, and two new Semiskilled Trades have been added: Moccasin Maker and Exterior Siding Cleaner. These additions offer several new competencies for Prework Training students to chose from and two new qualification opportunities for interested students in the Semiskilled Trades program.

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Making the Grade: End-of-Year Evaluation and Reporting

Throughout the year you assess your students’ strengths and challenges, discover gaps in their learning, and adjust the content and approach of your teaching. You also invite them to participate in assessing their learning and encourage them to articulate their goals and interests. So, how does evaluation and reporting work within the WOTP?

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Welcome to WorkPress: WOTP Community News

Welcome to WorkPress: WOTP Community News. Beginning February 2018, WorkPress will offer information and inspiration for the WOTP community. Whether you are a teacher, technician/job coach, consultant, principal or guidance counsellor, WorkPress will keep you informed as you teach or support the Prework Training and Training for a Semiskilled Trade programs in schools.

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