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Festival of Learning 2018

Carley McDougallBlogs


By: Claudius Soodeen and Daryl McRae , RRC for The Spotlight In late May, we (3 colleagues from Red River College) had the opportunity to attend the Festival of Learning 2018 in Vancouver, which was hosted by BCcampus. The theme was “Higher Education: Handle with Care” and presentations reflected on how we as educators care or fail to care for … Read More

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Upgrade Now for the Future You Want

Sarah NantaisBlogs


Academic upgrading, or  upgrading, can be an extremely useful tool for those looking to enter post-secondary school. Upgrading refers to taking high school level courses, usually when you are an adult or have been out of the high school stream long enough that it would be awkward to be surrounded by teenagers again. There are plenty of reasons why people … Read More

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Why You Should Take a Gap Year

Sarah NantaisBlogs


Congratulations, you’re done high school! If you aren’t done, you’re probably getting really close to it. Now is the time to get ready to go to university or college, right? You’ve just spent thirteen years in school and now you’ve got to spend another two to four in a full-time program. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? Well, maybe not. Maybe you … Read More

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Life After Post-Secondary

Sarah NantaisBlogs


You’ve spent years toiling away at your degree or diploma. You’ve devoted as much time and energy as you could to getting that piece of paper that says you’re a graduate. Maybe you spent two years in school full time or seven years studying part time. The point is, you’re done! Here comes the question you might have been avoiding: … Read More

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Make Online Learning Work For You

Sarah NantaisBlogs


As more things are available online the ability to do something from the comfort of home appeals to many. Education has not missed this rise in the digital world with many institutions making their programming available online. But that doesn’t mean online learning is for everyone.  Some still prefer to learn in the traditional face-to-face way and  not all programs … Read More

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