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What are the Benefits of Cooperative Education?

Benefits to the Host Employer
• provides opportunities to assess and recruit future employees
• provides an opportunity to participate in the education of the students
• provides an opportunity for business and industry to demonstrate community involvement
• gives employees assistance and opportunities to develop supervisory skills

Benefits to the Student
• encourages students to develop skills, knowledge and attitudes required for employment
• helps students identify their capabilities and limitations
• helps students develop interpersonal skills
• provides an awareness of job opportunities and the experience to make more informed career decisions
• provides practice with current systems, procedures and equipment
• helps students learn to recognize the need for flexibility and life-long learning to cope with the changes in the workplace

Benefits to the School
• provides an opportunity to develop a working partnership with the community
• helps keep schools abreast of current trends in business and industry for program planning.


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Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
156 Ann Street, Belleville, Ontario Canada K8N 3L3
Toll-free: +1 800 267-4350
Phone: +1 613 966-1170
Fax: +1 613 961-2003

© Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
2007 All rights reserved