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A plan and a system for assignments, is always helpful in post-secondary school programs!
Start planning your assignment, with this handy
This research template takes students through the Research Process starting with conducting background reading.
Trade schools and Apprenticeships
Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
This site will detail to you all provincial trade and apprenticeship programs.
Ontario College of Trades
This site is the organizational site for the trade and apprenticeship programs in Ontario. Find out the details of apprenticeship programs here.
Trade Schools in Canada
This site is operated by a private company, not by a government agency. It lists many trade schools and apprenticeship opportunities across Canada.
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program.
Students have an opportunity to become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journey persons in a skilled trade while completing their secondary school diplomas.
Managing stress – Self-help tips
Stress is unavoidable, so it’s a good idea to learn some coping techniques to manage it. Here are some self-help tips you can share:
Take care of yourself:
- Get enough sleep.
- Eat right.
- Find time for rest and relaxation.
- Move your body. Physical activity is a great stress-buster.
- Move your mind. Learn relaxation techniques like mindfulness meditation or deep breathing.
- Think right. Try to develop a positive attitude of “realistic optimism.” For example, believe that good things can happen and note good things when you see them. Also, pay attention to your own “self-talk” and see how the positive versus negative messages stack up. You can decide to increase the positive messages you send yourself.
- Don’t be too hard on yourself because you’re not perfect – because nobody is!
Canadian Mental Health Association
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Brockville Public Library
Learning Commons Informationist