Test Drive Blogs
See what Experiential Learning looks like in action by checking out our Test Drive blog series.
Read these blogs to learn about experiential learning opportunities from the perspective of:
- Employers who benefit from hosting experiential learning opportunities
- Employees whose experiential learning helped lead to their current career
- Students who are currently taking an experiential learning opportunity
We’ve also included ideas on how you can implement your own experiential learning activities!
Stay tuned as new blogs are added regularly.
If you have been impacted by experiential learning we would love to feature you! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can discuss this opportunity further.
LATEST TEST DRIVE BLOGS
Life as a Young Tradesperson: Tool and Mould Maker – Mitch
In Windsor-Essex, only 7% of people over the age of 15 have a trades certificate. For those 7%, completing an…
Test Drive: Behind-the-Scenes of F.J Brennan’s Masonry Program
In 2015, Windsor’s F. J. Brennan Catholic High School launched their masonry lab in cooperation with the Canadian Masonry Contractors…
Allison: Secrets to Lifelong Volunteering
Whether you want to build skills, develop a community network, or give back; volunteering is for you. Allison Prieur began…
Test Drive: Volunteering with the Welcome Centre Shelter for Women and Families
The Welcome Centre Shelter is a homeless shelter for single women and families. They have the ability to house up…
Test Drive: Camp Counselor to Career
Corey Shenken is the newest team member at Workforce WindsorEssex. He began his journey here as an intern through the…
Rand’s Co-Op Journey: The Pre-Placement
For many students, a co-op placement is a chance to test drive a potential career. We talked to Rand, a…
Test Drive: Experiential Learning at Arts Council Windsor & Region
When businesses and organizations open their doors to students to learn, the benefits can be shared by everyone. Arts Council…