The Goals of the New Pathways
The goals of all three pathways are to provide pre-requisite attitudes, knowledge, skills and understanding
for specific post-secondary programs or direct entry into the work force.
All three pathways provide students with mathematical understanding and critical thinking skills.
It is the choice of topics that varies among pathways. When choosing a pathway, students should
consider their interests, both current and future so that the pathway they choose will be the one to
engage them in their studies.
The new curriculum includes seven mathematical processes that are crucial to students’ learning, doing,
and understanding Mathematics. Students are expected to: