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How to choose your major? Get some tips at Oct.25’s CPAC Education Day

Hosted by the Education Foundation of CPAC and sponsored by HSBC Bank Canada, CPAC Education Day is the largest education related event in GTA’s Chinese Community. The main purpose of this annual event is to provide newcomer families with information on the Canadian education system and related services, helping students and parents succeed in their new life in Canada. Since its inception 6 years ago, this event has provided over 10,000 student and parents with practical information about education in this country.

The 7th CPAC Education Day will be held on October 25th, 2014 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel (600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill ON L4B 1B2). About forty schools and education related service providers are expected to attend this year’s event to let you have a face-to-face communication chance to the school representatives. A keynote presentation shared by a Harvard student plus eight breakout session workshops and a full day drop-in student forum hosted by post-secondary student’s associations are all tailored to the needs of parents and students. Catering to the increasing interest in adult education, this year’s Education Day will also provide related information and workshop to mature students seeking a second career or look to upgrading their skills to reach their goals.

How to choose your major? Come to this workshop on 2014 CPAC Education Day:

How to choose your major?

Many students raised by immigrant parents tend to be strongly influenced by the value of their parents when choosing a major in university. Or, like their peers, they may be simply be overwhelmed by the numerous choices of programs and universities. This presentation will discuss factors to consider during this demanding exercise and cover topics including determining career goals, identifying personal strengths and interests as well as trends in the current labour market. Caroline Yang will share the perspective of employers and provide practical career planning suggestions for students and parents.

Caroline Yang, CHRP, CCP, has fifteen years of human resources experience working with multinational and multicultural organizations. She is an expert in cross-cultural communication and a key presenter at the International Students Orientation at University of Toronto. She co-authored the book “Danger and Opportunity: Bridging Cultural Diversity for Competitive Advantage” on cultural diversity and inclusion.

(Note: Contents and details of breakout sessions are subject to change without notice.)

CPAC Education Day 2014 is open to the public. Admission is free. Online registration is available at:  cpac2014eday.eventbrite.com/.

Facts about the 7th CPAC Education Day:

Date:               Saturday, October 25, 2014

Time:               10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location:         Sheraton Parkway Toronto North

600 HWY-7 E Richmond Hill, Ontario

Get complimentary tickets at: cpac2014eday.eventbrite.com

Enquiries:       office@cpac-canada.ca; 416-298-7885 Ext. 101

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