Learning Partnerships Examples

 Some learning partnership examples include:

  • Career awareness activities where partnerships focus on bringing together community groups so students learn about themselves and about the community in which they live and the jobs and industries where they could work (YES 2 IT, guest speakers, field trips to job sites).
 
Type Learning Experience Intended Audience
Business and Industry Partnerships support: (invite career experts into the classroom)
Speakers’ Bureau – network of a wide range of "Careers" speakers as resources Class Career Talks, Career Fairs and Trades Forums "Spot light" sessions All age groups (Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Adult, Alternate)
Public and Private Post-Secondary Institutions Partnerships support: (Attend and participate in post secondary career events)
Career Events – focus on providing students with program information and hands on experiences Open Houses, Campus Tours, Career Fairs, Participate in Skills Competitions including Skills Canada Middle, Secondary, Adult, Alternate
 
  • Career exploration opportunities where partners join together to focus on providing experiences where students explore occupations and careers through community-based learning situations and begin to apply in the community what they learn in the classroom (Junior Achievement, volunteering, career fairs, etc.).
 
Type Learning Experience Intended Audience
Business and Industry Partnerships support: (work collaboratively to plan and offer events and programs)
Career Events – interactive opportunities for students to learn and experience a wide range of career field options Tours, Field Trips, Training Camps, Career Fairs, Trades Forums, Skills Canada Competitions All age groups (Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Adult, Alternate)
Junior Achievement Programs – provides curriculum outcomes that link with PLO’s JA provides and trains business mentors to work with teachers to deliver “business” curriculum linked to PLO’s Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Adult, Alternate
Workplace Experience - students learn employability skills and workplace competencies in a variety of models Job Shadowing Work Experience Middle, Secondary, Adult, Alternate
Public and Private Post-Secondary Institutions Partnerships support: (work collaboratively to plan and offer events and programs)
Career Events – focus on providing students with program information and hands-on experiences Open Houses, Campus Tours, Career Fairs, Skills Competitions including Skills Canada Middle, Secondary, Adult, Alternate

 
  • Career engagement options that focus on establishing learning and work partnerships to facilitate students making the transition between school, workplace and post-secondary to interact with partners in an adult environment. Programming such as ACE IT requires school districts to have a learning partnership agreement in place between school districts and post-secondary partners that details the delivery model, funding requirements, program outcomes, the number of students to be serviced and the costs of program delivery (Dual Credit, Secondary School Apprenticeship).
 
Type Learning Experience Intended Audience
Business and Industry Partnerships support: (Ongoing relationships supports student transition activities and programs)
Workplace Experience - students learn employability skills and workplace competencies in a variety of models Internship, Apprenticeship, Co-Ed mentorship Secondary, Adult, Alternate
Workplace-based Training – regional networks / consortiums to support student transition Apprenticeship, Internship, Co-op Ed mentorship Secondary, Adult, Alternate
 
Public and Private Post-Secondary Institutions Partnerships support: (Partnership agreements support smooth transition of students)
Career Programs - students on a trades training pathway are enrolled in post secondary and secondary school
  • ACE IT
  • SSA
  • Foundations
Secondary, Adult, Alternate
Dual Credit Courses -students take post secondary courses during high school and receive credits for high school graduation and post secondary course work PSI course options will differ from one post secondary to another Secondary, Adult, Alternate