Guidance and Career Education

According to the document Vision of the Revised Career Studies Course (2020), “with the rapid pace of technological, social, and cultural change in today’s global economy and with new understandings of what a career looks like in this context, it is more important than ever that students be supported in their transition from secondary school to their initial postsecondary destination.” Digital and media literacy are an important part of this process throughout the four areas of learning in this subject: Knowing Yourself, Exploring Opportunities, Making Decisions and Setting Goals, and Making Transitions.

Click on a grade level under Guidance and Career Education for a list of media-related outcomes and links to supporting resources from the MediaSmarts site. (Note: as many of our lessons can be adapted to suit different grade levels, specific lessons may be listed for more than one grade. Teachers should also note that individual lessons often satisfy a number of learning outcomes.