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Guidance and Career Education

This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.


GuidanceandCareerEducation


Special Education courses (GLE) are modified to suit the individual needs of students who have an Individual Education Plan (IEP).
 

Career Studies is a compulsory course. In addition, any other guidance and career education course may be used to fulfil the Group 1 additional compulsory credit requirement or may serve as a substitution for another course fulfilling a compulsory credit requirement.
 

Students may receive only one credit for each of Grade 9 Learning Strategies (GLS1O or GLE1O) and Grade 12 Learning Strategies (GLS4O or GLE4O). Students who have an IEP may also receive a credit for GLE2O and a credit for GLE3O. (In summary, a student with an IEP can earn a total of four credits for the GLE courses (GLE1O/2O/3O/40)


Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School GLE1O
This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community. The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School GLS1O
This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community.The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Career Studies GLC2O
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: 0.5TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Discovering the Workplace GLD2O
This course provides students with opportunities to discover and develop the workplace essential skills and work habits required to be successfully employed. Students will develop an understanding of work through practical hands-on experiences in the school and in the community, using real workplace materials. They investigate occupations of interest through experiential learning opportunities (such as worksite visits, job shadowing, work experience, simulations and entrepreneurial projects). This course helps students make plans for continued learning and work.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School GLE2O
This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community.The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Advanced Learning Strategies: Skills for Success After Secondary School GLE3O
This course improves students’ learning and personal-management skills, preparing them to make successful transitions to work, training, and/or postsecondary education destinations. Students will assess their learning abilities and use literacy, numeracy, and research skills and personal-management techniques to maximize their learning. Students will investigate trends and resources to support their postsecondary employment, training, and/or education choices and develop a plan to help them meet their learning and career goals.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
PREREQUISITE: Recommendation of principal
Leadership and Peer Support GPP3O
This course prepares students to act in leadership and peer support roles. They will design and implement a plan for contributing to their school and/or community; develop skills in communication, interpersonal relations, teamwork, and conflict management; and apply those skills in leadership and/or peer support roles – for example, as a student council member or a peer tutor. Students will examine group dynamics and learn the value of diversity within groups and communities.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Designing Your Future GWL3O
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 11
Advanced Learning Strategies: Skills for Success After Secondary School GLE4O
This course improves students’ learning and personal-management skills, preparing them to make successful transitions to work, training, and/or postsecondary education destinations. Students will assess their learning abilities and use literacy, numeracy, and research skills and personal-management techniques to maximize their learning. Students will investigate trends and resources to support their postsecondary employment, training, and/or education choices and develop a plan to help them meet their learning and career goals.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
Navigating the Workplace GLN4O
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12
Advanced Learning Strategies: Skills for Success After Secondary School GLS4O
This course improves students’ learning and personal-management skills, preparing them to make successful transitions to work, training, and/or postsecondary education destinations. Students will assess their learning abilities and use literacy, numeracy, and research skills and personal-management techniques to maximize their learning. Students will investigate trends and resources to support their postsecondary employment, training, and/or education choices and develop a plan to help them meet their learning and career goals.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 12