World of Choices Virtual Events (WOCVE)

Program for 8-12

World of Choices enables students to learn first-hand what it takes to be successful in a chosen career by connecting career mentors with students. This year, this full morning event will introduce youth to an array of pathways, with a focus on Skilled Trades. Students will discover a world of career choices open to them and the education paths that will support them in achieving their career goals.

Teacher Led Class

Self Directed Program

Volunteer Facilitated Program

English

French

Program Overview

By participating students will:

  • Recognize how transferable skills including communication, creativity, digital literacy, adaptability and financial health can enable career success.
  • Explore potential career pathways including opportunities in skilled trades categories (construction, manufacturing and automotive).
  • Increase their understanding of education, training pathways, and skills required for future work.
  • Be empowered to succeed in designing a career path.
  • Discover educational opportunities and training.

Students will learn:

  • Hosted conversations with four career mentors in 19 minute sessions; a 15 minute hosted conversation with the career mentor and a 3 minute Q&A with career mentors representing a variety of fields.
  • Inspiring speakers presenting their education and career paths.
  • Interactions with career path representatives from post-secondary schools and other organisations.
  • Information on transferable skills, labour market insights and various trades and career options.
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