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Grad Transitions

 

Graduation Transitions for GRADS of 2018 & 2019 


 Graduation Transitions is intended to prepare students for a successful transition to life after secondary school. In order to meet this goal, Graduation Transitions encourages students to:

v take ownership of their own health and learning

 

v examine and demonstrate connections between their learning and their future

 

v create a plan for their growth and development as skilled, healthy, knowledgeable, participating citizens

 

v exhibit the attributes of a BC graduate

 

Graduations Transitions is an opportunity for students to reflect on their knowledge and abilities and plan for life after graduation by collecting evidence of their achievements in the following required areas:

  

Many school courses are designed to meet one or more of the Prescribed Learning Outcomes of Graduation Transitions. Students can learn dual or multiple credits for taking courses that partially fulfill these requirements.

 

See www.bced.gov.bc.ca/graduation for further information AND Attributes  


WHAT YOU MUST DO TO COMPLETE GRAD TRANSITIONS?

 

1.   DAILY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (DPA)

DPA is for GRADE 11'S AND 12'S (part of GT)

Note: You only need to fill out this form once.  ALL students must complete the form regardless of enrollment in PE/Dance.  THIS FORM OPENS SEPT. 11, 2017 AND MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF TERM 1 (Nov.24, Friday, 12PM).  Choose your grade and complete the online form by clicking the correct link below.​

 

DPA Grade 11 Online Form -2017/18​ (Grads of 2019)
DPA Grade 12 Online Form -2017/18 (Grads of 2018)

2.   GRADE 12 GRAD TRANSITIONS ASSIGNMENTS, AVAILABLE August 15, 2017.  AFTER ALL ASSIGNMENTS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED, YOU MAY BOOK YOUR EXIT INTERVIEW - STARTING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED.

All 4 sections for GRADE 12'S:


a.   Personal Health: 1 assignment, 

       due FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 2017, 12pm

                                              i.     Daily Physical Activity (DPA) and a commitment to fitness, physical and emotional well-being are key to healthy living. In this component of Graduation Transitions, students develop the knowledge, attitudes, and habits needed to be healthy individuals by maintaining a personal health plan and participating in at least 150 minutes of moderate/vigorous physical activity each week in Grades 10 through 12.

                                            ii.     Link to assignment  GT Personal Health Assignment 2018.docxGT Personal Health Assignment 2018.docx


b.   Community Connections: 1 assignment, 

       due TUESDAY, February 13th, 2018, 12pm

                                              i.     Life after graduation includes the world of work and community responsibilities. As part of Graduation Transitions, students gain employability skills through participation in  atleast 30 hours of work experience and/or community service.

                                            ii.     Link to assignment  GTCommunity Connections Assignment 2018.docxGTCommunity Connections Assignment 2018.docx


c.   Career and Life:  2 assignments, 

       due MONDAY, March 12th, 2018, 12pm

                                              i.     Graduation Transitions requires students to explore personal and and career goals during their secondary school years and create a plan for life after graduation.  Transition planning is an ongoing process throughout the graduation program years and requires the completion of a transition plan, culminationg in a final grade 12 presentation. 

           ii.     Link to assignments(2): GT Career and Life Assignment 2018.docxGT Career and Life Assignment 2018.docx GT Financial Plan Generic Year.docx     GT Financial Plan Generic Year.docx


d.   Grad Citation Assignment: 1 assignment, 

       due MONDAY, March 5th, 12pm.

                                              i.     Graduation Transitions requires students to reflect upon your past high school experience and where you wish to go in the future.  Complete your GRAD CITATION and be prepared to share your assignment during your GT Interview.  This is an online submission.  Submit by clicking the link below:

                                            ii.   ​​ LINK TO ASSIGNMENT- GRAD CITATION​


BE SURE TO SAVE THE ASSIGNMENTS FOR YOUR OWN RECORDS.  

SAVE THE ASSIGNMENTS USING THE TITLE OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND YOUR NAME.


HAND IN YOUR ASSIGNMENTS ONLINE BY EMAILING THEM TO: gladstonegtdpa@vsb.bc.ca

 

ALL assignments are to be sent as attachments to the email above in DOCX or PDF format.



3.   GRADE 12 GRAD TRANSITIONS PRESENTATIONS

Will be held - 

·       Presentations are to be done in groups of 3 with one administrator or GT co-ordinator.  Each individual must make their own booking. (Online bookings open from October 10 to March 16th/10pm, 2018)

·       How:

o   Username: Student Number

o   Password: YYYYDDMM for your birthday 

o   Click: Book Appointments

o   Choose who you would like to do your Presentation with and click View Calendars

o   Check off a time slot

o   Click Book Appointment at the bottom of the page

o   You must come prepared ready to summarize all of the work you have done this year on Daily Physical Activity and your assignments: 1) Personal Health  2) Community Connections, 3) Career and Life, 4) Financial Plan. Download and read "Tips for GT Presentation"           

       Location: to be announced   

o  Book your Presentation online by clicking here ​​


 

When successful you receive four credits towards your Graduation Program. Please ensure that Graduation Transitions is listed on your final report card with RM for requirements met. This is important for future Post-Secondary registration.                 
 
See your counsellor if you  have further questions or concerns.                     

 

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