secondary school education

Many students will be ‘losing out of a high school education’ if Ontario proceeds with the apprenticeship plan: People for Education

An education advocacy group is speaking out against the province’s proposed plan to allow Grade 11 students to leave high school to join an apprenticeship program full time. Earlier this year, the province announced that it intends to permit students to drop out of their final two years of high school to pursue an apprenticeship […]

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Ontario mandates tech credit for high school diploma

The General Contractors’ Association of Toronto (GCAT), for one, “strongly supports revitalizing the graduation requirement,” says Jim Vlahos, the associations’ executive director. “The skilled trades offer in-demand, lucrative and rewarding careers and we believe the mandatory credit will expose students to opportunities they would not have known of otherwise. GCAT applauds the work this government

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