Below post is a copy of a media release posted on tdsb.on.ca
The TDSB invites families of Grade 12 students to attend an upcoming Post-Secondary Information Session on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. This session is aimed at helping parents/guardians and students better understand the post-secondary admissions process during COVID-19. This event is meant to support the post-secondary initiatives that schools are coordinating for their students locally. Grade 12 students and families are encouraged to direct any questions about post-secondary planning to their school Guidance Counsellors.
Following a brief overview of the post-secondary application process, participants will have the opportunity to hear from a number of GTA post-secondary institutions regarding their admissions process and how their institutions are addressing teaching and learning during the pandemic. Presenters include:
- Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
- Ontario College Application Service
- Centennial College
- Seneca College
- George Brown College
- Humber College
- University of Toronto
- Ryerson University
- York University
This Post-Secondary Information Session will take place on Wednesday, October 6th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. via Zoom. Click here to join the Information Session on Wednesday evening. In the event that the webinar reaches capacity, families can watch the live YouTube stream.
Families can request interpretation services for this event in advance, by completing this online form.
The following updates are important for potential graduates:
- The literacy requirement has been waived for 2021-2022 graduates this year.
- Community involvement hours have been reduced from 40 to 20 hours for graduates this year. Students are encouraged to participate in virtual community involvement opportunities (Ontario Volunteer Centre Network or Volunteer Toronto.)
If you have any questions, please contact your child’s school Guidance Counsellor.