November 6, 2019 | first Wednesday in November

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Parents and Guardians

What is Take Our Kids to Work Day?
Launched in 1994 by The Learning Partnership, Take Our Kids to Work Day is the most recognized career exploration event in Canada. This year, Take Our Kids to Work Day will take place on Wednesday, November 6th.
Take Our Kids to Work Day provides parents and guardians with the opportunity to engage with their children about their education and make connections to their child’s career goals. The day allows parents and guardians to begin conversations with their children about career options and to come together to explore future career pathways.

Students

Take Our Kids to Work Day is an experiential learning opportunity for Grade 9 students across Canada. Students spend the
day at the workplace of a parent, relative, friend, or volunteer host. Through Take Our Kids to Work Day, students are able to witness the world of work firsthand, prompting early career planning, and enabling students to make informed decisions pertaining to their future goals and endeavours. By participating in Take Our Kids to Work Day, students are able to learn about a variety of careers, industries, and sectors.
What can students expect on Take Our Kids to Work Day? 

  • Students can expect to participate in a range of activities that will vary depending on the workplace they visit.
  • Students will have the opportunity to learn from different professionals about the various career options.
  • Students can expect their workplace host to take them on a tour of the workspace.
  • Students will be able to ask their workplace host questions about their role, field, sector, or questions relating to the organization as a whole.
  • Students can expect to leave the workplace they visit with knowledge of today’s workforce.
Resources for Students and Parents
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