Nov 15

Parents as Career Coaches

Parents want their children to find happiness and success in life. One factor which influences happiness and success is career choice. Parents as Career Coaches emphasizes the importance of helping your children discover their passions/interests. It will assist your children to identify occupations which might help them pursue their passions. Parents as Career Coaches also encourages parents and their children to consider the many practical factors that will impact career decisions, such as skills, the labour market, education and training opportunities.
Parents as Career Coaches provides parents with
• Information about what the career journey looks like.
• Course selection information.
• Details of what employers are looking for in this new world of work to identify the skills and personal qualities students need to develop to be competitive in the work force.
• Information on where to find details on specific jobs, qualifications, opportunities, training, and financing.
• A parent guide designed to help you work with your children throughout their career journey.
• A student workbook, which provides your daughter or son with information and activities to:
· Identify interests and skills
· Research occupations
The Junior High program takes one evening to complete.
Date: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 8:40 pm

Location: Bicentennial School
You can register for an upcoming session at www.parentsascareercoaches.ca If you do not have internet access or do not wish to register on the website, please contact Ms. Manning-Ryan at the school counselling office at 464 2094 ext. 4, to add your name to the session list.