Outcome Chart - Ontario - Skills for Success After Secondary School GLS4O/GLE4O/GLE3O

Learning Skills

Overall Expectations:

By the end of this course, students will:

analyse their learning skills and styles to determine their learning strengths and needs, and develop strategies to maximize their learning while in secondary school and throughout their lives

Specific Expectations:

Planning for Learning

By the end of this course, students will:

identify a variety of resources (e.g., library, Internet, tutors, guidance office, school personnel, community agencies) available to support student learning;

identify and use strategies for self-advocacy to meet learning and personal needs

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Personal Management

Overall Expectations:

By the end of this course, students will:

identify and apply the personal-management skills and strategies that contribute to success in a variety of settings;

explain the impact of personal factors on achievement and apply strategies for personal improvement;

apply the interpersonal skills and strategies required to achieve success in reaching goals in a variety of settings

Specific Expectations:

Applying Personal-Management Skills

By the end of this course, students will:

describe the variety of ways in which people manage themselves when dealing with issues such as risk, time, change, planning, and money;

demonstrate effective use of strategies for improving their personal-management skills (e.g., use of agenda, goal setting, time management, priority management, budgeting)

Impact of Personal Factors

By the end of this course, students will:

describe the personal and social factors that contribute to positive and negative stress (e.g., disabilities, racism, discrimination, financial situation, family support), and explain how stress affects them in a variety of settings (e.g., school, family, workplace, peer group);

explain the relationship between a healthy lifestyle (e.g., adequate sleep, good nutrition, regular exercise; holistic approaches to well-being, such as those found in Aboriginal cultures) and daily performance in various settings

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Exploration of Opportunities

Overall Expectations:

By the end of this course, students will:

demonstrate knowledge of selected workplace trends in order to make decisions about postsecondary choices and pathways;

Specific Expectations:

Trends

assess the effects of information technology on selected fields of work, including its impact on educational and skill requirements, learning opportunities, how work is done, and employment opportunities

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