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Students who take co-op have more information and a better understanding when making a career plan.
Co-operative Education for Educators
We all have a stake in the education of our youth. Well-educated young people become skilled workers. A skilled labour force means economic prosperity for our province. That’s why the Nova Scotia Department of Education is bringing the worlds of work and school together.
Youth need to see their education in action. Co-op courses allow students to bridge the gap between school and work. They get hands-on training in a real job in their home community. They also get classroom training that teaches them about the working world.
Co-op courses help students plan for their future. The more co-op courses students take, the more options they can explore.
But co-op is just one way employers and schools are coming together.
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Visit http://www.ednet.ns.ca/ to discover the program that’s right for you or your organization.