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Co-operative Education

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Kevin Kokerus


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Co-operative is unlike any other course students will take in high school.

Co-op allows you to:
  • Gain practical skills that gives you experience in the field you are interested in
  • Build connections with Co-op mentors who can open doors for your future
  • Test a career in any of the four pathways - University, College, Apprenticeship & Workplace
  • Earn two elective or group credits in a placement of your choice

How does Co-op work?
  • Students select Co-operative Education in their Grade 11 or 12 year at course selection time
  • In the first few weeks of the program, students are prepared for their placement practicum as they are educated on topics such as safety, workers rights and employment law
  • Students are taught how to network & market themselves to potential Co-op employers of their choice
  • Students set their own goals for learning and draw connections to courses taken in high school
  • Students attend placement two periods a day working toward achieving their goals and are assessed by the teacher on their ability to progress toward those goals along with the success at placement
What type of Co-op experience/placement can students have?
  • Students can choose from any option, provided the placement is safe, supportive &