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#BeWell: Social-Emotional Health at Ottawa Catholic School Board during COVID-19

OCSB grounds its approach to student, teacher, staff and parent health and wellbeing during COVID-19 on one of its three strategic commitments. Read more from guest bloggers Manon Séguin and Dr. Richard Bolduc.
March 04, 2021

Taking the 2021 IFG Water Challenge!

The IFG Water Challenge is a global online collaboration focused on building solutions to UN SDG 6. Read more about what the 85 students from 15 countries who are taking part have been up to!
February 24, 2021

Mental health in the education sector

A conversation with Morneau Shepell's Paula Allen about what education leaders can do to support educators’ mental health during COVID-19.
February 11, 2021

Zouheir Sultani, RBC

Zouheir Sultani, an Expert Banking Advisor with RBC, explains the difference between a good banker and a great banker.
November 30, 2020

Welcoming new Board directors for a new decade of building future ready students

We’re delighted to announce a new group of volunteers has joined our Board of Directors, expanding our complement from 12 to 15 members and enabling The Learning Partnership to reinforce our commitment to good governance, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
November 25, 2020

Yorgos Lymperopoulos, SAFE Work Manitoba

Yorgos Lymperopoulos, Programs and Standards Specialist at SAFE Work Manitoba, offers some advice to a student wondering how to know if a job is right for them.
November 23, 2020

Raquel Diluciano, Toronto Hydro

Raquel Diluciano, Supervisor of Distribution & Grid Operations for Toronto Hydro, responds to a question asking about the benefits of studying and working as a mechanical engineer.
November 23, 2020

Cora Stauber-Arcila, Cadillac Fairview

Cora Stauber-Arcila, a Senior Project Manager at Cadillac Fairview, answers questions about the pathway to a technology career and what kinds of tasks and responsibilities IT workers perform.
November 23, 2020

Agnes Haak, Canadian Tire

Agnes Haak, Regional Manager, Leadership & Development for Canadian Tire Corp., shares her story about how her career aspirations took shape over the years.
November 23, 2020

Jessica Laura Herbu, RBC

Jessica Laura Herbu, a Branch Manager at RBC, provided video responses to two student questions: one about why she chose her profession, and a second about the types of skills and qualities needed for someone interested in working in banking.
November 23, 2020

Gladstone Grant, Microsoft

Gladstone Grant, Director of the Microsoft Technology Centre in Canada, gives his video take on the amount of freedom and flexibility in a career in technology.
November 23, 2020

James Strong, Stantec Architecture Ltd.

James Strong, a designer and intern architect for Stantec Architecture Ltd., answers a question from a student wondering how he landed on his profession.
November 23, 2020

Kaitlyn Fernandes, TD Bank

Kaitlyn Fernandes, a Business Analyst at TD Bank, responds to a question about what her responsibilities are, what educational background is needed to work in a bank, and whether she likes her job.
November 23, 2020

Bosun Bankole, Canadian Tire

Bosun Bankole, a Senior LX Digital Consultant with Canadian Tire, answered a query that is on a lot of students’ minds: “What if you have different unrelated interests. How do you choose a pathway? And in four years, what do you think will be most in demand?”
November 23, 2020

Jennifer Dyck, SAFE Work Manitoba

Jennifer Dyck, an Occupational Health Nurse/Prevention Consultant for SAFE Work Manitoba, shares some information with a student who is wondering about what it takes to become a nurse.
November 23, 2020

Steven Shivcharan, CIBC

Steven Shivcharan, a Program Manager with CIBC, answers two questions: the first is “How do I make sure I choose the right career pathway? Can I switch my career paths as I grow older?” and the second is about what a typical day is like working at a bank.
November 23, 2020

Scott Tavener, Edelman

Scott Tavener, Associate Creative Director at Edelman, provides some guidance to a student looking to take a creative and innovative path to a creative and innovative career!
November 23, 2020

Taruna Kaur, Microsoft

Taruna Kaur, SMB Solutions Sales Lead, Business Applications at Microsoft, offers a view of what’s to come in the technology sector in response to the question: “What kind of jobs are related to the technology field now and how will this change 10 to 20 years from now?”
November 23, 2020

Pavita Phonsavath, Deloitte Canada

Pavita Phonsavath, a supervisor at Deloitte Canada, describes what her main responsibilities are as a consultant and the academic path she took that led to her current work at Deloitte.
November 23, 2020

Anthony Au, Rambus

Anthony Au, Senior Manager Engineering & IP Cores Design for Rambus, advises a student interested in a career in engineering.
November 20, 2020

Dante Vertolli, Cadillac Fairview

Dante Vertolli, Innovation Delivery Manager at Cadillac Fairview, answers two questions: “What do you do when you come up with new ideas?” and ““What advice would you give to your Grade 9 self?”
November 20, 2020

Jude Vethanayagam, Apotex

Jude Vethanayagam, Global Director of Corporate Quality Audit at Apotex, gives some sage advice on the skills needed for a career in health/medicine.
November 20, 2020

Ronnie Patel, Ceridian

Ronnie Patel, Implementation Director for Ceridian, describes what his job entails.
November 20, 2020

Katharine Parsons, Canadian Tire Financial Services

Katharine Parsons, CRCC Agent at Canadian Tire Financial Services, addresses the question: “If we as young people are going to be doing jobs that don’t even exist yet, how do we prepare for our future?”
November 20, 2020

Travis Howard, Bruce Power

Travis Howard, Maintenance Execution Manager at Bruce Power, responds to a question about the many types of jobs and careers available in the skilled trades and one about how and when a student can know what their career path should be.
November 20, 2020
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