Guidance and Career Education

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Career Studies, Grade 10, Open GLC2OH

This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends,work opportunities, and ways to search for work.The course explores postsecondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.
CREDIT: 0.5
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

SUMMER SCHOOL (eLearning) – Career Studies GLC2OS

This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement. Students will assess their interests, skills, and characteristics and investigate current economic and workplace trends,work opportunities, and ways to search for work.The course explores postsecondary learning and career options, prepares students for managing work and life transitions, and helps students focus on their goals through the development of a career plan.
COURSE NOTE: This course is being offered in Summer School. You need to register for the course with your guidance counsellor. Please book an appointment with guidance to register.
CREDIT: 0.5
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

O – Designing Your Future GWL3OD

This course prepares students to make successful transitions to postsecondary destinations as they investigate specific postsecondary options based on their skills, interests, and personal characteristics. Students will explore the realities and opportunities of the workplace and examine factors that affect success, while refining their job-search and employability skills. Students will develop their portfolios with a focus on their targeted destination and develop an action plan for future success.
COURSE NOTE: This is a supported Coop program. Students are pre-selected by their guidance counsellor and an interview is required.
CREDIT: 2
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 11

O – Navigating the Workplace, Open GLN4OD

This course provides students with opportunities to develop the workplace essential skills and work habits required for success in all types of workplaces. Students will explore occupations and careers of interest through participation in real workplace experiences.They will make plans for continued learning and work,work with others to design learning experiences, and investigate the resources and support required to make a smooth transition to their postsecondary destination.
COURSE NOTE: This is a supported Coop program. Students are pre-selected by their guidance counsellor and an interview is required.
CREDIT: 2
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 12

U – Interdisciplinary Studies in Student Council Leadership IDC4UI

This course will help students combine the knowledge and skills from different subjects and disciplines related to the study of leadership. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research, students will analyse the connections among diverse subjects and disciplines; develop information literacy skills in analysing, selecting, evaluating, and communicating information; and become aware of a variety of resources and viewpoints on leadership issues. They will also examine their own learning styles, relate their inquiries and research to real-life situations, and investigate leadership opportunities.
This course will introduce students to leadership theories as they pursue leadership roles in the school and community. Students will study and apply theory in developing skills in the areas of conflict resolution, planning and goal setting, problem solving, group dynamics and teamwork. Students will develop the skills and knowledge to support them in pursuing a variety of leadership roles. Participation in school leadership opportunities in the form of Student Council , Link Crew and additional student led initiatives and activities, will be the primary application of these skills. Students will participate in an application and interview process for acceptance into this course.

COURSE NOTE: Successful admission to this course will be based on an interview in April as well as a 70% average.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course.
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: IDC4UX – International Diplomacy is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

M – Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership PLF4MI

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any health and physical education course.

U – Interdisciplinary Studies in Student Council Leadership IDC4UI

This course will help students combine the knowledge and skills from different subjects and disciplines related to the study of leadership. Through individual and collaborative inquiry and research, students will analyse the connections among diverse subjects and disciplines; develop information literacy skills in analysing, selecting, evaluating, and communicating information; and become aware of a variety of resources and viewpoints on leadership issues. They will also examine their own learning styles, relate their inquiries and research to real-life situations, and investigate leadership opportunities.
This course will introduce students to leadership theories as they pursue leadership roles in the school and community. Students will study and apply theory in developing skills in the areas of conflict resolution, planning and goal setting, problem solving, group dynamics and teamwork. Students will develop the skills and knowledge to support them in pursuing a variety of leadership roles. Participation in school leadership opportunities in the form of Student Council , Link Crew and additional student led initiatives and activities, will be the primary application of these skills. Students will participate in an application and interview process for acceptance into this course.
COURSE NOTE: Successful admission to this course will be based on an interview in April as well as a 70% average.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any university or university/college preparation course.
CREDIT EQUIVALENTS: IDC4UX – International Diplomacy is a similar course and you will not receive credit for taking both.

M – Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership PLF4MI

This course enables students to explore the benefits of lifelong participation in active recreation and healthy leisure and to develop the leadership and coordinating skills needed to plan, organize, and safely implement recreational events and other activities related to healthy, active living. Students will also learn how to promote the benefits of healthy, active living to others through mentoring and assisting them in making informed decisions that enhance their well-being. The course will prepare students for university programs in physical education and health and kinesiology and for college and university programs in recreation and leisure management, fitness and health promotion, and fitness leadership.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: Any health and physical education course.

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