C reating Pathways To Success. An Education and Career/Life Planning Program For Ontario Schools 2013 Ministry of Ontario Overview Summarized using the Ministry Document by Ms. Faith Bland for the purpose of sharing between home and school.
An Education and Career/Life Planning Program For Ontario Schools 2013 Ministry of Ontario
Overview Summarized using the Ministry Document
by Ms. Faith Bland for the purpose of sharing between home and school.
Faith Bland, BA., Bed., M.Ed. Specialist in Special Education Part III, Principal Certification Part II
Ontario Schools, Kindergarten to Grade 12 will focus on areas of learning that constitute the Ontario guidance and career education program: a focus on self discover, self-knowledge, on the students creative use of this knowledge in exploring opportunities and planning of pathways for education, career, and life.
The goals of the education and career/life planning program are to:
Ensure that students develop the knowledge and skills they need to make informed education and career/life choices through the effective application and a four step process.
Provide opportunities for this learning both in and out of the classroom.
Engage parent and the broader community in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the program, to support students in their learning.
Twelve Aspects of this plan:
3. Developmentally appropriate teaching and learning activities to focus on interests, strengths, needs, and aspirations of students at every stage of development.
4. A Holistic approach to learning recognizing that every student is unique and success is influenced by many factors(eg., cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development).
5 & 6. Transformational and Inclusiveness engages all students, using UDL(Universal Design for Learning) while helping each student grow and reach their potential.
7. Differentiated: Teaching and learning activities are personalized to meet student’s particular learning and motivational needs.
The compulsory half credit Career Studies course in Grade 10 is a pivotal course for all students.
In this course students reflect on and further develop their IPP by consolidating what they have learned in the four areas of learning:
exploring a range of education
setting initial postsecondary goals,
developing a plan for achieving those