Our team is focused on ensuring our youth succeed at all levels of their education from high school graduation to post-secondary education in college, university and trade apprenticeships.
Completing Your Education
Adult and Continuing Education is offered by Peterborough Alternative and Continuing Education and Adult & Alternate Education Centre – Lindsay and Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington CDSB.
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) designed to assist students in their investigation and pursuit of careers in skilled trade occupations is offered by Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) and Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board – OYAP Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board , Trillium Lakeland District School Board.
Colleges And Universities
- Canadian Universities and Colleges (lists colleges and universities per province, applications, fees, campus tours, etc.).
- Specialist High Skills Major (lets students focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests while meeting the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). This is a high school program.
- Apprenticeship Search is a website that connects employers and apprentices across Ontario.
- Start an Apprenticeship. This page on the Government of Ontario website also features links on how an apprenticeship works; explore trades; how to prepare for an apprenticeship; how to start an apprenticeship; money for apprenticeships and how to complete an apprenticeship.
- Skills Canada – Ontario promotes skilled trades and technologies in Ontario.
Additional Educational Links
- Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is a national charitable organization that offers numerous student grants.
- General Education Development (GED) is a Government of Ontario Website that helps you with the steps needed to get your GED.
- Ken Dryden Scholarship for youth in care – Coming soon
- CCRC – PTBO
- Studying Skills
- BURSARY APPLICATIONS – Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation
- EPC Peterborough
- VCCS Employment Services
- Employment Ontario
- Ontario Works Employment Assistance
- Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
- Information and Services for Young People – links to finding and training for work as well as loans, scholarships & grants
- Ontario Disability Support Program – Employment Supports