CAREER LIFE CONNECTIONS 12 & CAPSTONE
COURSE CODE: STUDENTS ENROLLED AUTOMATICALLY
This is a course that encompasses CLC 12 assignments and the Capstone Project. Students will begin the work in the last quarter of grade 11 and present their completed Capstone Project in grade 12. Students are introduced to the Capstone during Career Life Education 10. The Capstone is a rigorous learning opportunity for students to reflect, investigate, and share in personally meaningful ways, and is a requirement for Career-Life Connections and for graduation. The purpose of the Capstone is for students to demonstrate the knowledge, competencies, and passion(s) that they can offer the world, as they integrate personal interests and strengths with preferred future possibilities.
CAREER LIFE EDUCATION 10
COURSE CODE: MCLE-10
This required course is designed to help students develop the skills they need to establish goals and make thoughtful decisions in these areas: education planning, career development, work-life balance, personal networking, and basic financial planning. In addition, students will be introduced to Capstone, which is a grad requirement.
ÉDUCATION À LA CARRIÈRE 10
COURSE CODE: FCLE-10
This required course is designed to help students develop the skills they need to establish goals and make thoughtful decisions in these areas: education planning, career development, healthy decision-making and basic financial planning. In addition, students will be introduced to the Career Life Connections and Capstone 12 program. *French Immersion Students only.
WORK EXPERIENCE 12
COURSE CODE: MWEX-A2
Work Experience courses give students a unique opportunity to gain “on-the-job” experience in their chosen field. This improves their resumes and possibilities of employment in their chosen fields while furthering their studies. Research has shown that students who focus their studies in a specific career area that interests them are more engaged in school, do better academically and are motivated to graduate. Work Experience 12 consists of 30 hours of pre-employment instruction (resume, interviews, Worksafe BC, career exploration, post-secondary options) followed by 90 hours of work experience out in the community. The 90 hours may be obtained by working after school, weekends and holidays. However, in some cases students must miss classes to complete their placement. Successful students are those who demonstrate good attendance, responsible communication and diligent work habits in both the instruction portion and on the job.
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