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The School of Continuing Education Understands That Teaching Adults Involves a Unique Approach

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, In : College Education 

Forget everything you thought you knew about being an adult learner. Centennial College, the first community college established in the province of Ontario, is changing the way part-time learners study by offering distinct options that will allow anyone to obtain an education.

Your experience in the School of Continuing Education begins with a choice that is entirely based on your career goals, your schedule and your personal preferences. If, for example, you have taken a few years off after...


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Colleges in Toronto Offer Exciting Educational Opportunities

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, In : College Education 

Toronto is Canada's largest and most populous city. As such, it offers numerous opportunities for post-secondary students that they may not be allotted elsewhere. For example, students who attend post-secondary education in Toronto have a range of options when it comes to completing a field placement — which is a staple of many college offerings. Toronto is the hub for many professions and, therefore, students may snag a placement with a respected and well-known company within their chosen ...


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Distance Learning Modernizes an Old Concept

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, In : College Education 

The idea of attending class without physically attending class isn't a new concept. In fact, it dates back almost 300 years when the Boston Gazette ran an ad by a teacher named Caleb Philips who was looking for students wanting to learn a “new method of short hand” with lessons to be sent to them on a weekly basis.

Today, Distance Learning, as it is known, allows students to obtain a post-secondary education without ever setting foot in a class. It is offered by a number of reputable coll...


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Continuing Education Offers Three Options for Three Types of Learners

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, In : College Education 

Post-secondary education isn't meant to be limiting. While for many the thought of attending school evokes being chained to a desk five times a week and having to give up full-time jobs or other responsibilities, this just isn't the case. In today's day and age there are various options that will allow you to obtain a respected post-secondary credential that employers recognize and that will give you the skills you need to be not only employable but also in demand.

One of the most popular opt...


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College Programs Are Only as Good as Their Campus

Posted by Jason White on Thursday, June 12, 2014, In : College Education 

While most colleges offer students one campus, Centennial College is the exception. As the first community college in Ontario, it has established four campuses across the east end of the Greater Toronto Area to ensure that students are getting the most specialized and in-depth learning possible.

Each of the four locations Centennial College offers serve a specific set of college programs. Let's take a closer look at how each of the campuses is specifically designed to suit the curriculums of ...


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Degree Programs Offer Unique Perspective on Undergraduate Education

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, In : College Education 

So you're debating going to college or university. College appeals to you because you want the hands-on experience for which it is known. Meanwhile, obtaining an undergrad is also something you want to get out of your education. Why not combine the benefits of both?

This is made possible through degree programs that are offered at college level. Structured to ensure that students have a strong theoretical base that is backed hands-on application, this choice is perfect for anyone who wants to...


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Obtain the Canadian College Experience Through Ontario's First Community College

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, In : College Education 

Whether you are from Pickering or Toronto, British Columbia or Manitoba, Japan or anywhere else across the country or the world, Canadian colleges provide a unique experience that results in respected credentials that are often transferable across locations and industries.

One especially respected Canadian college in Centennial College. Based in Toronto, Ontario, it is actually credited with being the province's first community college. Since it opened its doors in 1966, this institution has ...


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