Indicator 5.4: Extended Opportunities to Explore Personal Interests and Career Options.
Students build on in-school and out-of-school experiences to further explore and reflect upon their interests, strengths, skills and education and career/life aspirations.
At the school:
- Various activities and events within the school, district or community (e.g., sports teams, extra-curricular activities, leadership opportunities, Skills Canada, arts camp, science fairs) provide opportunities for students to learn more about their interests, strengths and aspirations and contributions to a civil society.
- Students experience a variety of career/life opportunities (e.g., guest speakers, field trips, career fairs, job shadowing, cooperative education, community involvement).
In the classroom:
- Flexibility and support allow students to engage in in-school and out-of-school activities and experiential learning opportunities related to their portfolio or Individual Pathways Plan (IPP).
- Educators provide opportunities for students to reflect on, document and share their learning from their in-school and out-of-school activities and experiential learning.
- Reflect on their in-school and out-of school learning related to the education and career/ life planning process and document in a portfolio or Individual Pathways Plan (IPP).
- Choose experiences, programs and/or pathway opportunities that reflect their interests, strengths and aspirations.