Education Day Seminar: Interest-based Education and Career Planning
Making educational and career decisions can be fraught with worry and indecision. There are often competing factors, lack of information, and unhelpful career beliefs that get in the way. Come to this seminar at the 9th CPAC Education Day on Oct. 29 to get the suggestions from the Career Counsellor, Becky Robinson.
Interest-based Education and Career Planning
The goal of this seminar is to provide the information and techniques that will lead to lifelong career development, allowing each participant to make the most of their potential. This will be done by expanding awareness of opportunities, outlining helpful strategies for research, and introducing effective decision-making techniques.
Becky Robinson is the Career Counsellor at Centennial College’s Career Services & Co-operative Education. She holds a Master of Counselling degree and a Career Development Practitioner certificate. She has worked in post-secondary career services for over six years at three different institutions. She endeavours to build confidence in students to take charge in their own career journeys.
About the 9th CPAC Education Day
When: 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Saturday, October 29, 2016
Where: 100 Princess Avenue, North York, ON M2N 3R7
Cost: Free when pre-register online; $5 at door
Register at: http://cpac2016eday.eventbrite.com
CPAC Education Day helps immigrant families understand the Canadian education system and prepare their children for their academic and career future. The event provides parents with information that can help their children with making informed decisions on their educational future through expert advice of those in the field. This free event is open to all immigrants, including parents and students.
The 9th CPAC Education Day Features:
1. Keynote presentation: Student Success in Today’s Colleges and Universities
Keynote speaker: Dr. Kim Fedderson, the Principal of Lakehead University (Orillia)
2. Four breakout session seminars:
1) High-Proficiency Studying: Advice from Top Students
2) Interest based Education and Career Planning
3) Choosing Schools and Programs
4) Applying to Medical School
3. Education Fair: CPAC Education Day is a conference and exhibition where many colleges, universities and education-related service providers will be present, offering ample opportunities for participants to learn everything they want to know about Canadian education.
Education Day 2016 is open to the public. Pre-register at http://cpac2016eday.eventbrite.com for free entry ($5 entry fee for walk-ins at the door). Light refreshments provided.