Course Name: Learning Strategies 1: Skills for Success in Secondary School
Course Code: GLS1O
Grade: 9
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 0.5
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Guidance and Career Education, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 and 10, 2006 (Revised)

Course Description

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.

Course Name: Career Studies
Course Code: GLC2O
Grade: 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 0.5
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Career Studies , The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 10, 2019 (Revised)

Course Description

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 and post-secondary budget.