Career Life Education

Career Life Education 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. This course will invite students to consider the impact of their personal and career choices on themselves and others. Students will explore personal development, connections to the community and career and educational life plans. They will reflect upon the necessity for flexibility and adjustment of their goals, as well, as they look within and beyond their role as high school students. 

Leadership 11

This is a locally developed course intended to assist students in developing leadership skills including taking initiative, delegating, and working cooperatively. Students will have opportunities to apply what they have learned to “real life” situations both within their school and the outside communities. Students will plan and implement several school-based events, ranging from formal ceremonies to activities that foster school spirit.  The course will also provide an introduction to fundraising initiatives. 

Leadership 12

This is a locally developed course intended to build on students’ previous leadership skill sets. Students will have opportunities to test the skills and strategies learned in the classroom in several “real-life” situations. The course will be based on a great deal of classroom interaction and a cooperative learning environment. Students will have opportunities to act as mentors by assisting with implementing a variety of school and community-based initiatives.  Students will also develop some topics and projects of interest to them. 

Career Life Connections (CLC) 

This is a 4-credit graduation requirement for all students in British Columbia that extends upon students’ post-secondary preparation and reflection from CLE 10. Students will receive a percentage and a letter grade on their official transcript for CLC and Capstone.  This course is an off-timetable class, largely facilitated through an online platform by their CLC teacher. Some in-person meetings will be scheduled, for which attendance is required. Advance notice will be given with regard to these dates. In this course, students will continue to explore a variety of learning outcomes that are directly relevant to their future personal wellness, living arrangements, financial planning, and career pathways.  CLC invites students to consider the impact of their personal and career choices on themselves and others, as they make their flexible plans and preparations for next year, and the years to come.