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Experience the World of Work
Participating in SHSM will expose students to a variety of careers through experiential learning and "reach ahead" opportunities. These opportunities take place outside of the traditional classroom setting, providing students with real life experiences connected with their post-secondary plans.
Experiential learning opportunities are planned activities that may include career exploration, job shadowing, job twinning, and work experience.
Experiential learning and career exploration activities could include the following:
"Reach ahead" experiences enable Grade 11 and 12 students to gain confidence in their ability to be successful, refine skills and work habits, and make informed choices about future careers and next steps.
Reach ahead opportunities could include: