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Blog Posts


An Interview With Activity Assistant Graduate Zaldy

Many people are not really clear on exactly what the role of an Activity Assistant is, and why someone would want to choose this as an area of study and a career path.  This month's blog post features an interview conducted with one of Drake Medox College's most dynamic and successful graduates Zaldy Espina who helps shed some l...

DRAKE MEDOX COLLEGE WELCOMES MELANIE WALKER!

I recently joined the Drake Medox College team of instructors. I am teaching the Community Support Worker Program at the Surrey Campus. This is the first time that I have written a blog post. One of my supervisors suggested that I could be introduced to the Drake network via this mode of social media, so here it goes.....


A Word of Thanks….

Is joy a sign of generosity (as said Mother Teresa) or, is generosity a sign of joy? Whatever the case, generosity was shining joyfully ...

Matthew’s Practicum Experience

Community Support Worker Program student Matthew Bantog shares his experience as he prepares for his last week in practicum.
Three weeks down, one more to go before I have finished my practicum at the ‘Bridges’ Day Program here in Cloverdale. These past three weeks have gone by fairly quickly, but I have learned so much. N...

Accent Reduction – A Change of Focus

In the past, there was an objective to have all English-speakers sound “British or American.”  This focus has changed as the recognition of English as the International language of business, academia and travel has grown. Now, it is accepted and celebrated that English has many sounds.  The Englis...

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR GOVERNMENT STUDENT LOANS?

In this informative blog, Maria of Drake Medox College helps you better understand if you might qualify for Government Student Loans. _______________________________________________________________ Welcome to the first edition of my Student Loan blog series. In this issue I want to give you some insight into the application process for  BC and Canada National Student Loans. Advancing your edu...

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Success Story

Since completing the Health Care Assistant training course at Drake Medox College, I have gained the necessary knowledge, training, skills and confidence to work effectively with the elderly, children and people with developmental disabilities. I believe this course has helped pave the way for greater job opportunities and I since successfully been hired both as a live-in Manager and as a Life Skill Worker. Thank you so much Drake Medox College.

~ JULIETA CABRERA - HCA