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Course Calendar / IPP

 Course Calendar - 2016-2017

Course Selections 2018-2019 Course Calendar

Grade 9-11 Course Selections:  opens in January.  Grade assemblies will be in February 2018. 

Grade 12 students will be required to complete a Returning/Non-Returning Form during this time.  Students may return and earn up to 34 credits (including successfully repeated courses), with the exception for those students with an IEP or in an ESL program.

Course selection ends on February 18, 2018. All students in grades 9, 10  and11 should submit course selections in Career Cruising, print and have a signed form returned to their homeroom teacher by February 18. 

Grade 12 students returning next year must have VP approval prior to choosing courses for next year.  See Guidance for Approval form.

 Individual Pathway Planning

The guidance department supports students in their navigation through secondary school and into their future.  All DDSB schools are required to implement the Ontario government document "Creating Pathways to Success; An Education and Career/Life Planning Program for Ontario Schools."  As mandated, students are required to complete and review their IPP twice each year.

The program framework is a four-step inquiry process built on four questions linked to the four areas of learning in education and career/life planning -

Knowing Yourself

Exploring Opportunities

Making Decisions and Setting Goals

Achieving Goals and Making Transitions

The four questions in the frame work

    1. Who am I?
    2. What are my opportunities?
    3. Who do I want to become?
    4. What is my plan for achieving my goals?

During Semester 1 of each year, students in grades 9-12 will be provided with opportunities to explore their skills and interests, and research opportunities available to them post-secondary.  

 

Getting Started: 

Individual Pathway Planning - complete your personal portfolio:

Visit http://www2.careercruising.com/default/cplogin/ddsb

All student passwords have been reset.


Course Selections for Grade 8s:

Grade 8 Parents' Night - January 18, 2018, 6:30-8:00pm

Check with your school for when students must submit signed course selection to their grade 8 teachers.


 

 Timetable Changes - Semester 2

There will be no timetable changes during Semester 1 exams.

See Important Dates for Semester 2 timetable changes. Level changes and prerequisite issues will be addressed with approval.​

 Resources

Booklets to download:
Transitions - Grade 8-9
 
Progressions - Grades 10-11
 
Destinations - Post Secondary