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Post-secondary programs put apprentices in the driver’s seat at Durham

Durham College (DC) has a reputation for being a trainer of choice for those pursuing careers in the skilled trades for more than 25 years....

A Year in Review – Durham College Highlights from 2020

While 2020 was a challenging year for many, we had some great moments along the way. Whether it was shifting services, events and classes to...

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Shop online this year with FastStart Holiday Shop!

Written by Lindsey Jeremiah, manager, Entrepreneurship Services We may be giving up the crowded, frantic mall shopping experience this holiday season, but we think that’s...

The evolution of formal learning

We know that there are many ways of learning – both formal and informal. Choosing the most appropriate method of learning for a given situation...

How tracking your progress can help you develop stronger skills

There is a truism in business that says “you get what you measure”. This is certainly applicable to learning. Having a plan is great, but...

Planning your learning is key to success

In the first article in our lifelong learning series, we looked at what lifelong learning is and why it is important. We also noted that...

What is lifelong learning, and why does it matter?

This is the first in a series of four short articles on the topic of lifelong learning and how you can easily put together an...

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Why starting at DC this September is a great choice for your future

At Durham College (DC), we’ve been working tirelessly since March to ensure that in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our students will continue to...

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Four of the hottest jobs recruiters are hiring for right now

Career trends are constantly changing, including the types of jobs that are in high demand. According to a recent article in the Globe & Mail...

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DC shared its story of food at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Today, aspiring chefs, farmers, food scientists and hospitality professionals are being trained at Durham College’s (DC) Centre for Food (CFF) and School of Science &...