GLC 2O5 Career Studies
This course gives students the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits
that will support them in their education and career/life planning. Students will learn about
global work trends, and seek opportunities within the school and community to expand and
strengthen their transferable skills and their ability to adapt to the changing world of work.
On the basis of exploration, reflective practice, and decision-making processes, students
will make connections between their skills, interests, and values and their postsecondary
options, whether in apprenticeship training, college, community living, university, or the
workplace. They will set goals and create a plan for their first postsecondary year. As part
of their preparation for the future, they will learn about personal financial management –
including the variety of saving and borrowing tools available to them and how to use them
to their advantage – and develop a budget for their first year after secondary school.
GLC 2OZ Career Studies (Immersion)
The language of instruction for this course is French. The
objectives, content, teaching strategies and evaluation are
identical to those of the regular Grade 10 Career Studies course
taught in English. For a descriptor, please see GLC 2O5.
GLD 2O1 Discovering the Workplace
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 will 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.
GPP 3O1 Leadership and Peer Support
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.
GWL 3O1 Designing Your Future
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.
GLN 4O1 Navigating the Workplace
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.
DCO 3OC Creating Opportunities through Co-op - Virtual Learn at Home 2020-2021
course consists of a learning experience that focuses on developing
skills, knowledge and habits of mind that will support students in their
learning, including their education and career/life planning, at school
and beyond, today and in the future. Within the context of this
course, students will apply skills, knowledge and habits of mind that
will protect and promote their health, safety and well-being and that
will strengthen their inquiry, decision-making and leadership skills.
Students will create and implement a learning plan that meets their
particular interests and needs, reflect on their learning, and make
connections between their experience connecting with community members
and other aspects of their lives. This course can satisfy the 2 credit
Cooperative Education Requirement for SHSM completion.