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MONTREAL, OCTOBER 24, 2016  – To ensure that it stays on the cutting edge in the hair industry, Laurier Macdonald Career Centre (5025 Jean Talon East) in St. Leonard recently joined forces with industry giant L’Oréal; a partnership that will provide students with unprecedented knowledge.

For both the Laurier Macdonald Career Centre and L’Oréal, the partnership will focus on strengthening the connection between the hair industry, vocational education, teaching and training methods. Professional development for teachers will include material, tools and digital technology for the Centre. Additionally, the project will further engage and develop talent, which will ultimately lead to retaining students in the industry.

With this new partnership, students at Laurier Macdonald Career Centre will also participate in a number of exciting projects and opportunities, such as an Inspirational Day at L’Oréal, to see the corporation up close and what they have to offer and the annual Who’s Got Talent? contest; where as a bursary will be given by L’Oréal to the most talented hairdressing student.

A recent study indicated that there is a great need for hairdressers in the Montreal area, stating that the market is missing 500 qualified professionals.

Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213