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Designing Your Future, Grade 11, Open (GWL3O)

Personal Knowledge and Management Skills

Analyze their personal characteristics, strengths, interests, skills, and competencies to determine career-related goals

Maintain a portfolio for use in career planning that provides up-to-date evidence of knowledge, skills, interests, and experience

Demonstrate an understanding of the personal-management skills, habits, and characteristics that could contribute to success in their selected postsecondary destinations and independent adult life

Interpersonal Knowledge and Skills

Demonstrate interpersonal and teamwork skills required for success in their school, work, and community activities

Demonstrate an understanding of the elements of group dynamics in a variety of settings 

Explain ways in which they can make a contribution to their communities and ways in which the community can assist them with career planning

Exploration of Opportunities

Use research skills and strategies to gather and interpret relevant information about work and learning opportunities

Analyse emerging social and economic trends and their impact on individuals, workplaces, and career opportunities

Describe, on the basis of research, opportunities in various occupational sectors and explain the requirements and challenges of selected occupations

Demonstrate an understanding of types of workplaces, their related workplace issues, and legislation governing the workplace.

Preparation for Transitions and Change

Demonstrate an understanding of the transition process and the strategies used to facilitate change

Demonstrate effective use of a variety of strategies and resources for finding work and creating work

Apply goal-setting and action-planning processes to prepare for the transition from secondary school to their first postsecondary destination and for future transitions in their career