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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

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									EXPERIENTIAL

LEARNING
WHAT IS EXPERIENTIAL
LEARNING?
 Learning by
  “EXPERIENCE”
 It is a combined
  effort by the school
  and the community to
  provide students with
  a learning experience
  outside the classroom…
  ”in the world of work”
KINDS OF EXPERIENTIAL
      LEARNING?
 CO-OP EDUCATION
     O Y A P
        Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program


            M O Y A P
  Metalcutting Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program


                B C I C
          Beginning Careers In Construction


  SCHOOL TO WORK
  CO-OP EDUCATION
 Usually a two-credit course
 Course occurs during Periods 1&2(AM
  co-op) or Periods 3&4(PM co-op)
 Students must provide their OWN
  TRANSPORTATION
 Students can supply possible business or
  work contacts for PLACEMENTS, but
  usually co-op teachers try to find
  placements for students
CO-OP EDUCATION
                                   Continued…

WHO CAN TAKE CO-OP?
  Any Grade 11 or 12 student
  Any student who has AN IDEA or IDEAS of
   a possible career they want to explore
  Marks are not an essential part of the
   selection process… what is essential is:
        -ATTENDANCE
        - PUNCTUALITY
        - ATTITUDE
 CO-OP EDUCATION
                                           Continued…

HOW DO YOU APPLY FOR CO-OP?
    During the online course selection process choose
     co-op using the codes:

      COP 3XA for Grade 11’s
      COP 4XA for Grade 12’s
    Fill out a CO-OP APPLICATION FORM, available
     after this presentation, ONLINE, or you can pick
     one up in the MAIN OFFICE
    Hand in your completed application in the MAIN
     OFFICE
 CO-OP EDUCATION
                                     Continued…

HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOU’VE
 BEEN ACCEPTED INTO CO-OP?
  Once your application is in, you will be
   INTERVIEWED by a co-op teacher
  Co-op must FIT in your schedule with your
   other course selections
  Acceptance will depend on your CHOICE OF
   PLACEMENT, ATTENDANCE RECORD, etc.
  If accepted, co-op teachers will find an
   appropriate placement for you
 RECENT CO-OP PLACEMENTS


ASSISTANT LAB
   TECHNICIAN




                TEACHER
                ASSISTANT
  RECENT CO-OP PLACEMENTS


FIREFIGHTER
  TRAINEE




              POLICE TRAINEE
RECENT CO-OP PLACEMENTS


  PARAMEDIC
   TRAINING




              DENTAL
              ASSISTANT
OTHER KINDS OF EXPERIENTIAL
         LEARNING?
               O Y A P
 Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
Ability to earn apprenticeship hours while
earning credits in high school
Placements that support apprentices are
TOOL & DIE, HAIRSTYLING, MECHANIC,
PLUMBING, ELECTRICIAN, etc.
Same procedures as applying for coop
RECENT OYAP PLACEMENTS

  TOOL & DIE
  APPRENTICE




               PLUMBING
               APPRENTICE
RECENT OYAP PLACEMENTS

AUTOMOTIVE
  MECHANIC
 APPRENTICE




                HAIRSTYING
                APPRENTICE
OTHER KINDS OF EXPERIENTIAL
         LEARNING?

              M O Y A P
       Metalcutting Ontario Youth
        Apprenticeship Program
 Same idea as OYAP but students attend Holy
Names High School and work in collaboration with
St.Clair College
 This program only runs if there is sufficient
interest and a class can be formed from all
interested students in our school board
OTHER KINDS OF EXPERIENTIAL
         LEARNING?

                B C I C
    Beginning Careers In Construction
 If accepted you will attend F.J. Brennan High
School and take classes there, then do your co-
op work on construction sites
 This is a FOUR PERIOD co-op that takes place
during SECOND SEMESTER each year
 If taken in Gr. 11 a TWO YEAR program can
be completed during second semester each year
OTHER KINDS OF EXPERIENTIAL
         LEARNING?

     School to Work Coop
 These are either 3 or 4-credit co-op courses(both
have a regular in-class component to them)
 These students usually leave high school and enter
directly into the world of work, hopefully getting
jobs from their co-op placements
 You can indicate interest in SCHOOL TO WORK
CO-OP on the experiential learning application form,
but still must choose either COP 3XA or COP 4XA
when registering online
FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS
1. Are students paid?          No, not usually
2. Are students insured?       YES
3. What is a monitor visit?   A visit at your place of
                              work by the co-op
                              teacher
4. What about   attendance? Attendance along with
                              punctuality are VERY
                              IMPORTANT!
5. What about   evaluation? Activities in class and
                            LOG sheets, but mostly
                            by performance at your
                            placement

  ANY CO-OP QUESTIONS?
IS CO-OP FOR YOU?
 University bound?
   Engineer, Pharmacist, Doctor, Teacher
 College bound?
   Graphic Designer, ECE, Hair Stylist, Nurse
 Apprenticeship?
   Motive Power, Construction, Tool & Die
 Work Force?
   Service, Retail, Banking
 Need a job?
   Some coop students get hired
PAST CO-OP PLACEMENTS
     REKO TOOL & DIE
ST.JOSEPH’S ELEMENTARY
MALDEN ROAD VET HOSPITAL
WINDSOR FIRE DEPARTMENT
JOE MELOCHE
   FORD,
AMHERSTBURG
PLUMBING NOW
ST. MARY’S ELEMENTARY
LASALLE MONTESORRI
      DAYCARE
ST.BERNARD ELEMENTARY
LASALLE POLICE
DR. SLIPCHUK DENTAL
      OFFICES
SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY
LASER IT
AMHERSTBURG
COAST GUARD
WYANDOTTE
  STREET
PEDIATRICS
HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY
TOWN & COUNTRY ANIMAL
      HOSPITAL
MARKEN COMPUTERS
GAMMA DYNACARE
 LABORATORIES

								
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