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Carson Graham Secondary
North Vancouver School District
Career Education Courses
This course focuses on gaining a clear understanding of career-life development knowledge, skills, and strategies for life’s journey into adulthood, and includes:
  • exploring career-life possibilities for adult life, such as roles, opportunities, and community resources
  • examining ways to publicly represent ourselves both face-to-face and in digital environments
  • practising inclusive and respectful interactions for various community and work-related contexts
  • connecting and engaging with supportive community members
  • researching post-graduation options and planning resources, such as labour market trends, budgeting tools, and workplace safety guidelines.
This course focuses on applying personal career-life management knowledge, skills, and strategies to the one’s own personal life journey, and includes:
  • deepening career-life concepts and thoughtful self-knowledge to inform personal life-long learning choices and post-graduation plans
  • using self-advocacy and employment marketing strategies, such as creating one’s own effective public profiles
  • employing developed social capital, such as leadership and collaboration skills, to cultivate community networks
  • engaging in a substantive experiential learning opportunity of 30 hours or more that is intended to expand and/or deepen student exposure to career-life possibilities, such as service learning, volunteerism, employment, fieldwork projects, entrepreneurship, and passion projects
  • designing, assembling, and presenting a capstone to an audience, celebrating the learning journey and next steps toward preferred futures.