Transferrable Skills

Transferable skills are the skills and attributes that students need in order to thrive in the modern world.

The Ontario Ministry of Education has defined seven important categories of transferable skills – sometimes referred to as “competencies” – that will help students navigate the world of work and meet with success in the future:

Learn more about the options open to you in YRDSB secondary schools

Learn how you can build these important skills in courses and programs related to your interests. Explore career pathways, secondary school options available in YRDSB secondary schools in 16 different career sectors.
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