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Graduation Transitions--Required for Graduation and 4 Credits

 

Personal Health

         

  • 150 minutes per week  DAILY Physical Activity
  • Healthy Living Plan

Community Connections

  • 30 hours of work and/or community service
  • employability and life skills connection

Career and Life Transition Planning

  • preparation for life after high school
  • career, life, learning goals
  • transferable skills
  • budget
  • share/showcase with personal accomplishments

 
Check this link for a more detailed description:
 

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Click Here to link to the Ministry of Education Graduation Requirments including Transitions Requirments

Keep up to date with Career Centre Information--CLICK HERE

Required Documentation-->Copy and Paste into a Word Document-->Complete (scan documents if necessary) and e-mail to Patricia Daniells (Pdaniells@sd61.bc.ca) to have recorded-->Keep documents in your file in Career Centre
 

Click for Healthy Living Plan

Click for Activity Confirmation

Click for Activity Log (updated for 2009-2010)

Click Here for an online TRACKER to use for your weekly 150 minutes of activity...you can print off reports for your graduation transitions requirments.

Click for Activity Pyramid

Click for Community Service Reflection

Click for Work/Volunteer Experience Confirmation Form

Click for Work/Volunteer Experience Reflection Form

Click for Employability Skills List for Work/Volunteer Experience Reflection

Click here for a Transition Plan Booklet and Summary Page

Click here for the Showcase Outline

Click here for a Scholarship Resume Outline

Look Below for Transition Plan Links to personalize your plan with what you need!

Want to update your career/education search begun in planning 10? Click Here Username: Reynolds Password: Roadrunners

Click Here to work through a survey and create a comprehesive PERSONAL EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS REPORT *goto: Start using the Skills Credentialing Tool for Individuals and scroll to bottom and click on Next to begin...

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Transition

         passage: the act of passing from one place to the next

         conversion: an event that results in a transformation

LET’S GET READY TO MOVE ON FROM HIGH SCHOOL!!!

Transition Plan for Grade 12

Purpose: To have a plan for next year and beyond…to set yourself up for success...

Will you be working? 

Will you be going to School?

Will you be living on your own? 

Will you be travelling--taking a GAP year?

Support Network?

Employability Skills Summary?

Up to date resume and cover letter?

Who? What? Where? Why? When? and How will you pay for it (BUDGET?)

 

 

SUPPORT ITEMS FOR YOUR TRANSTION PLAN

 

                        Career Option Search

                        Include research materials for careers you are interested in.

Resources:

http://www.careercruising.com/default.asp

User Name: Reynolds  Password: Roadrunners 

http://www.achievebc.ca/ --Jobs and Opportunities in BC  

http://www.educationplanner.bc.ca/index.cfm -- Education Planner

 

                  If you are going to School after graduating…

a.       Applications for Training Institutions, Colleges, Universities

b.       Transcripts

c.       Reference Letters

d.       Cover Letters

e.       Scholarship Applications

Resources:

http://courses.reynolds.sd61.bc.ca/TeacherFolders/CareerCentre/index.htm

Career Centre website…keep up to date on what is going on—information sessions, deadlines for applications, opportunities, scholarships…     

http://bcawardsonline.sd61.bc.ca/ -- Scholarships

http://www.educationplanner.bc.ca/index.cfm -- Education Planner

If you are going to Work after graduating…

                       a. Resume

                       b. Cover letter

                       c. Interview Prep.

                       d. Reference Letters

                       e. Employability Skills

Resources:

http://www.conferenceboard.ca/education/skills/ --Employability Skills

http://www.achievebc.ca/--Jobs and Opportunities in BC

 

                                   If you are taking a GAP year (a year out to dosomething different)...

Resources:

http://www.statravel.co.uk – Lonely Planet GAP year guide

http://youlead.org/catalog/tindex.php  -- GAP~ Youlead

http://www.katimavik.org/section/index/id/1 -- Katimavik

http://www.classafloat.com/ -- Class Afloat

 If you are going to Travel after graduating, include those plans.

                         Passport, shots, Travel Location, agenda

Resources:

http://www.gofrance.about.com/library/calculator/bltravelbudgetcalculator.htm

Travel Budget Calculator

 

                         If you are going to  be Living on Your Own after graduating...

Resources:

Find an apartment to rent:

http://www.rentsline.com

Find a used car to purchase:

http://www.icbc.com/buy_car/

http://www.bcauto.ca 

How much is insurance, gas, upkeep?

Furnishings for your place:

http://www.ikea.com/ms/en_CA/

http://www.usedvictoria.com

or use flyers in newspaper, store catalogues

Other Costs:

http://www.bchydro.com

BC Hydro for electricity costs 

 

http://www.telus.com/

Phone/Internet

Look under phone bundles

http://www.shaw.ca/

Cable/Internet

Look under Products and Services

http://www.gov.saanich.bc.ca/finance/waterbill.html

Water billing

http://www.terasengas.com/default.htm

Natural Gas

Look under Residential on Main Menu Account ServicesRates for your areaVancouver Island & Sunshine Coast

 


                       Budget to Support your Plan

                       Include a comprehensive budget to show that you have considered how to finance your plans.

Resources:

http://www.educationplanner.bc.ca/moneymatters.cfm?page=42 

Budget Planning—Money Matters BC

 

 

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