Graduation Planning

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION IS MAKING CHANGES TO COURSES IN THIS AREA . IT IS EXPECTED THAT 8-CREDITS IN CAREER LIFE EDUCATION WILL REPLACE THE 8-CREDITS FOR PLANNING AND GRADUATION TRANSITIONS.  PLANNING AND GT WILL CONTINUE TO MEET GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS IN THE INTERIM.

PLANNING 10  

This course is a graduation requirement for all students in British Columbia.  Students will explore a variety of learning outcomes that are directly relevant to their future personal wellness, living arrangements, financial planning and career path.  Planning 10 includes four curriculum organizers:

Graduation Program:
Understanding the requirements of the graduation program including Focus Areas. Planning for the successful completion of secondary school as the first step in making a successful transition to work or post-secondary education.

Education and Careers:
Encouraging students to explore a wide variety of career and education options, to think about their prospects for success in those careers, and to create a plan to pursue their chosen post-secondary education goals and career paths.

Health:
Developing skills to make informed decisions as they relate to health topics and issues as students take increasing responsibility for developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Finances:
Understanding the foundations of basic personal financial management and financial planning as it relates to students transitions from secondary school to post-secondary.

PLANNING 10 ONLINE
Graduation Planning is also being offered online. If students are considering taking this course online they must be prepared to manage their time at home to complete course work. The online class meets twice a month at lunch time and students will use an online platform to complete and submit assigned work. There is an application procedure once students have registered for this class. Students should choose Plan 10 O-L (Online) when they pick their courses and pick up an application form at the office.

GRADUATION TRANSITIONS

Graduation Transtions is a four-credit program that is a requirement for graduation. Graduation Transitions occurs outside of class over three years and is intended to prepare students for a successful transition to life after secondary school. Students begin working on Graduation Transitions outcomes in Planning 10 and they will update and  finally complete GT during their Grade 12 year.  The final mark will be Requirements Met (RM) and must be done to achieve graduation in B.C.

The key requirements that must be completed to meet the Graduation Transitions program are listed below. Within this framework, students will showcase their unique competencies in grade 12.

1. Personal Health Section:
         Physical Activity Log (s) – 150 minutes/week
         Evidence of Physical Activity
         Personal Healthy Living Plan
         Summary of Health Goals

2. Community Connections Section:
         Work/Volunteer Experience Form(s) – 30 hours
         Evidence of Work/Volunteer Experience
         Safety Orientation Checklist (where applicable)
         Transferring Skills
         Resumé

3. Career and Life Section:
        CareerCruising information
        A, B or C plan for after high school

4. Financial Plan:
        Financial Plan Budget sheet

5. Presentation:
        Preparation Questions
        Preparation Chart