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Pathway Planning


The Guidance and Career Education Program assists students to develop the skills needed to obtain the best possible education during their stay at Cawthra Park. Counsellors help students make informed, realistic decisions about their education and their career.     


The Career Centre has a wide range of computer, video and print resources necessary for students to research and develop a successful career plan. Information about volunteer work, resumes and job interviews, study, work and travel abroad and post-secondary education is available.






eINFO is a guide to Ontario universities for secondary school students and guidance counsellors.  Its mandate is to provide students and guidance counsellors with information about university programs, admission requirements and additional resources.  eINFO should be used as a starting point for researching university options.







Learn the most direct routes to your goals through Ontario's colleges and universities. A simple tutorial shows how to find your best pathways and save them for future reference. You'll also find clearly explained facts about these institutions, including their different credentials, to help make sense of the system.






Ontario Colleges
The Ontario College Application Services provides administrative systems and application processing services for Ontario′s 24 colleges, three regional campuses of the University of Guelph and the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences.



Apprentice Search
This website has information on apprenticeship, as well as opportunities for apprenticeship training and jobs.






Making My Way

This website identifies all options available to high school graduates; apprenticeship, college, university and workplace.It also emphasizes that all career paths have important and equal value in the employment market and economy—highlighting all sectors, from trades, health and social sciences to business, technology and arts.








My Blueprint Planner

My Blueprint is a customizable, interactive education planning tool that provides students the ability to make the most informed decisions about their education








Access information on self assessment, post secondary planning, financial planning, scholarship info, SAT’s, career information, job search, volunteer opportunities.





Career Cruising

Use the assessment tools, detailed occupation profiles and comprehensive post-secondary education information, to plan your future career.








Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and work in apprenticeship occupations starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12 through the Cooperative Education program. Students have an opportunity to become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journeypersons in a skilled trade while completing their secondary school diplomas.










School to Career
Pathways to work and apprenticeships




Ontario College-University Transfer Guide
The guide provides information to college and university students, institutional officials, high school students, their counsellors, and the general public that will enable them to plan and make choices from a growing array of collaborative postsecondary learning opportunities in Ontario. It describes agreements and collaborative programs that ensure a continuum in learning from college to university and university to college in Ontario.












Association of Canadian Colleges and Universities

Search the directory of Canadian Colleges and Unversities






Provides information about American Colleges and Universities




The universities of Ontario are at your fingertips! The Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC) is a valuable tool for planning your postsecondary education. Note: For more information, you can always pick up a leaflet in the guidance area.










Yconic   (Formerly Student Awards)
Scholarships and bursary search sites.










Scholarships in Canada
This website provides a search function that allows you to find the perfect scholarships for you.It also provides services such as bursaries, grants, student awards loans and budgeting










Ontario Student Assistance Program
This website assists students in loans, funding options and decision makings for future education. As stated in their objective and purpose page, “The objective of student financial assistance is to assist eligible students who do not have the resources to meet the costs of postsecondary education. The intention is to promote equality of opportunity for postsecondary studies by providing financial assistance for educational costs and basic living expenses where students (and their families) do not have the resources to meet these costs.”








Next Steps
Career development and job finding resources for youth 





YouthConnect is a site that connects you with services and resources to help you get ahead! Questions about education; job search; volunteer and recreation programs; health contacts are answered.









The TOEFL® test is the most widely accepted English-language test in the world. No matter where you want to study, the TOEFL test can help get you there.














Association of Canada's Colleges and Institutes

Provides information about Universities across Canada






Brain Track

Brain Track is a resource for University and College information throughout the United States.






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