Text of Cooperative Education Do. Experience. Learn. Agenda Cooperative Ed Goals Cooperative Ed Team...
Cooperative EducationDo. Experience. Learn.
AgendaCooperative Ed GoalsCooperative Ed TeamCooperative Ed BenefitsCooperative Ed CandidatesCooperative Ed Partners
Cooperative Ed GoalsCo-operative Education provides students with opportunities to gain the experience required to make wise career decisions, develop employability skills, earn secondary school credits and to integrate experiences with academic study.
Cooperative Ed TeamStudent & Parents TeacherEmployerSchool Community (faculty ~ student services & GLC2O teachers, staff, student peers)Board
Cooperative Ed BenefitsStudentBridge the gap between school and the world of work; explore occupation and job choices; provide references for future employmentReceive on-the-job trainingDevelop attitudes & skills necessary to work successfully in school & on the job (self-confidence, teamwork, independence)Become more aware of the demands and responsibilities of employmentAn alternative method of earning credits for students who have trouble in the school environment; may lead to OYAP entry (apprenticeship)
Cooperative Ed Benefits2Employer & CommunityPreview potential future employees; develop supervisory skills in existing employeesProvide input to school curriculum; Participate in the education of young peopleEnhance public image of the employerProvide better trained young people & more responsible citizens; Develop a better student attitude towards the communityUse community resources more effectivelyImprove communication between school and community
Cooperative Ed Benefits3SchoolUse modern equipment available in the communityAssist students in making informed career choicesIntegrate business attitudes & expectations into the school curriculumProvide relevant, practical experiences which complement theories and practices taught in school
Cooperative Ed CandidatesMust have 16 credits (including Careers/Civics); Grade 11/12 course codesChoose day (2 credits) or full day (4 credits); Co-op is tied to an in-school credit (Shop, Biology, Engineering, Hospitality)Work regular business hours (i.e.. 7:30 am 5:00 pm ~ shift work as required)Must participate in In-Class sessions throughout semester to consolidate learningAre evaluated by Employer/Teacher teamAre not paid; are covered for WSIB premiums by the Ministry of Education
Cooperative Ed PartnersProfessionaleducation, legal, financial, medical, managementIndustrialmanufacturing, trades, labourOthertourism, retail/wholesale, creative, IT