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Community Snapshot: Hamilton’s Mohawk College Builds its Community Partnership

Published on 12/10/2007

Beginning in mid-2006, staff and students at Mohawk College harnessed existing learning opportunities – cooperative placements, and class and special projects – to the learning, leadership and citizenship needs of a Hamilton neighbourhood. Further work is planned to achieve within five years an 85 percent high school graduation rate for neighbourhood children.

ISBN – 1-55382-249-8

Summary

Beginning in mid-2006, staff and students at Mohawk College harnessed existing learning opportunities – cooperative placements, and class and special projects – to the learning, leadership and citizenship needs of a Hamilton neighbourhood.

Topic(s)

Cities and communities, Education and skills