Graduation Transitions for GRADS of 2017 & 2018
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.21ST, 2016 AND MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF TERM 1 (Nov.23). Choose your grade and complete the online form by clicking the correct link below.
DPA GRADE 11 ONLINE FORM 2016-17 (Grads of 2018)
DPA GRADE 12 ONLINE FORM 2016-17 (Grads of 2017)
2. GRADE 12 GRAD TRANSITIONS ASSIGNMENTS, AVAILABLE SEPT .21, 2016
All 4 sections for GRADE 12'S:
a. Personal Health (1 assignment, due Nov.25, 2016, 10am)
i. Daily Physical Activity (DPA) and a commitment to fitness and 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 Diet and Stress Assignment Generic Year.docx
b. Community Connections (1 assignment, due April 28, 2017, 10am)
i. Life after graduation includes the world of work and community responsibilities. As part of Graduation Transitions, students gain employability skills through participation in at least 30 hours of work experience and/or community service.
ii. Link to assignment GTCommunity Connections Assignment Generic Year.docx
c. Career and Life (2 assignments, due April 28, 2017, 10am)
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 Generic Year.docx GT Financial Plan Generic Year.docx
d. Grad Citation Assignment (1 assignment, due March 31st, 10am)
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
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: email@example.com
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 May 1-3, 2017
· Presentations are to be done in groups of 3 with one administrator. Each individual must make their own booking during a STUDY or CS block. (Online bookings open from Feb. 20th/9am to Apr. 28th/10pm, 2017)
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 Worksheet, 2) Community Connections, 3) Career and Life, 4) Financial Plan. Download and read the "Preparation Tips Your Graduation Transition Plan Presentation 2016" and "Graduation Transitions Presentation Info" files below. Location: Office.
How should you dress and prepare? Like going for a job interview.
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.