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Guidance & Career Education

GLC2O5 or GLC2O5F – French Immersion

Career Studies • Grade 10 • Open  (Credit Value: .5)

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 post secondary 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.

Prerequisite: None


Leadership and Peer Support • Grade 11 • Open

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. Students will examine group dynamics and learn the value of diversity within groups and communities.

Prerequisite: GLC2O5


Leadership and Peer Support • Grade 12 • University

This course will help students develop and consolidate the skills required for and knowledge of different subjects and disciplines to solve problems, make decisions, create personal meaning, and present findings beyond the scope of a single subject or discipline. Students will apply the principles and processes of inquiry and research to effectively use a range of print, electronic, and mass media resources; to analyse historical innovations and exemplary research; and to investigate real-life situations and career opportunities in interdisciplinary endeavours. This Interdisciplinary Leadership Course will combine content from the expectations of IDC4U as well as content adapted from the following courses: Business Leadership- Management Fundamentals (BOH4M); Issues in Human Growth and Development (HHG4M); Communications Technology (TGJ4M); Leadership and Peer Support (GPP30); and Recreation and Fitness Leadership (PLF4M). This program promotes the philosophy of ‘students helping students succeed’ to make our school a ‘great place to learn’. This is a structured program that provides grade twelve students with leadership training as they mentor junior and International students, and help with the transition into secondary school. In addition, they undertake other leadership roles to create a positive school culture. This course provides students with the opportunity to develop and reflect upon their personal leadership characteristics and skills in order to become positive role models within their school, community, and beyond.