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This section contains information on the GOAL and related resources available online and in
print, locally and around the province.
References for DDP Program
Here is a
document for the DDP Program.
Videoclips on professionals using math in their everyday work.
These links can be used in a math class to highlight the importance of the three sequences (cultural, technical or scientific math) in Secondary Cycle Two, Year One.
Math in Action: Cake Artistry Video
See how basic cake batter turns into an artistic masterpiece. Frederick County cake designer Amanda Shafer uses measurement, transformation and proportional reasoning to create a decadent four-tiered treat.
Math in Action: Sculpture Video
Meet modern art sculptor Mary Ann Mears and see how she uses everyday math to design and construct models, calculate amounts and costs of materials and place her contemporary creations in cities and gardens.
Math in Action: Architecture Video
Explore the intersection of engineering and art with architect Eric Beck! Observe how he uses geometry and measurement to design buildings and create budgets.
Math in Action: Urban Planning Video
See how the environment we live in affects how we live, learn and play! Urban planner Dr. Alex Chen explains how he uses math and digital technology to determine the location and amenities within neighborhoods and cities.
Math in Action: Landscape Architecture Video
Learn how landscape designer Om Khurjekar uses measurement and symmetry to design and integrate a new terrace into the architecture of Loyola University.
High School Liaison, Vanier College
Services offered include personalized workshops on the math sequences, program requirements and Sec. IV and V courses offered at the CEGEP, career fairs, student-for-a-day activities, etc. Tel: 514-744-7500, ext. 7613
The Futures Channel
The Futures Channel provides videoclips on careers and trades http://www.thefutureschannel.com/
DVD - Hope Builders
The documentary, Hope Builders , by filmmaker Fernand Dansereau is available at the National Film Board which illustrates the research-action approach in solving problems related to the environment. This documentary can be used in a GOAL based activity or project on team-building, addressing environmental issues and making connections to the real world.
Here is a
the bridge programs leading to a vocational training certification and requiring Secondary 3
(Math, Language of Instruction and English as a Second Language).
Bridge Programs Chart
Imagings, Bulletin from the Real Game Series is now available online. Here is a
copy of the Fall 2010 issue. There are sample students and teacher survey tools, videos, tutorials
and other matierals.
Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey, May 2014
Statistics Canada tables by province
Montreal Hooked on School's mission
Regional organizations on school retention and school success, please consult the Réseau Réussite Montréal website, born from the union of Montreal Hooked on School and the Table des partenaires pour la persévérance scolaire à montreal. Montreal Hooked on School's mission is to mobilize all partners in Montreal and become a focal point for initiatives that have a positive impact on young people, parents, and other concerned parties, with the objective of increasing student and school success, and reconnecting with school www.reseaureussitemontreal.ca
Virtual Community Centre
Launch of the Virtual Community Centre from the Ordre des conseillers et conseillères d'orientation et des psychoéducateurs et des psychoéducatrices du Québec (OCCOPPQ) to share resources on the QEP, on guidance issues related to the choice of math sequence, path and career possibilities. Guidance counsellors, career advisors and GOAL coordination will be able to access this website with a password. For more information see http://www.orientation.qc.ca/ .
Statistics Canada Learning Resources
This Education, Training and Learning site replaces the former bulletin
Chapeau, les filles!
Th ere is a mobile exposition on Physics and Women with activities for students.
There are also innovative projects with respect to non-traditional careers www.inforoutefpt.org/ensemble_dossiers_meq/metierstm or www.inforoutefpt.org
For more information, please contact Anne Thibault, coordinator at Concours Chapeau, les filles! et Excelle Science at 418-646-1536, ext. 2320 or at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Liste of websites on
employment matters, job seeking skills, statistics, and
Please consutl the Centre d'études sur l'emploi et les technologies (CETECH) website at:
Conference Board of Canada: Education and Learning
Full range of education and learning that affects individuals and organizations in Canada. The Education and Learning group has grown to include strategic research in public education, employability skills, innovation through learning and workplace learning outcomes.
Career Cruising's blog!
Here is a link to the blog (which replaces the bulletin): http://public.careercruising.com/us/en/blog/ For more information on the career information database, please consult the website at www.careercruising.com.
Comités sectoriels de main-d'oeuvre du bioalimentaire
A new website has been developed for students and teachers
from the four sectorial committee on biofoods (Comités sectoriels de main-d'oeuvre du bioalimentaire
(production agricole, pêches maritimes, transformation alimentaire et commerce de l'alimentation).
This website is aimed for Secondary Cycle Two students who are enrolled in GOAL activities, Personal Orientation Project and Exploration of Vocational Training programs. To sign up or to explore the activities, please consult the following website: http://www.tabouffe.com.
MELS documentation on GOAL: Making Dreams Come True
Secondary Cycle 2 www.mels.gouv.qc.ca/sections/programmeFormation/secondaire2/index_en.asp
Complementary Educational Services ˆ In Brief
Articles in Schoolscapes, 2007-2008
Articles from Western Quebec School Board http://www.wqsb.qc.ca/mydestiny/links.html
GOAL: A preliminary assessment, MELS
MINISTERE DE L'EDUCATION, DU LOISIR ET DU SPORT
This is a new section to the GOAL website. You will find information on new documents,
partnerships and resources related to GOAL.
http://www.mels.gouv.qc.ca/sections/artetculture2/index_en.asp - Bulletin on the Arts and Culture in Quebec Schools.
Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrom
and High Functioning Autism
New books on Career development
by Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy
Firestarters : 100 Job Profiles to Inspire Young Women
by Kelly Beatty, Dale Salvaggio Bradshaw
Firestarter is an inspiring book that describes interesting professions and fascinating news careers in an informative and positive format. Firestarterd uses a fun, personal approach to feature five important themes: balancing life and career, being independent, finding enjoyable work, not worrying about what others may think, and getting a degree. It includes definitions of key new terms, sidebars for reflecting on the lessons readers can draw from the profiles, and an index of job titles.
CyberCap/Intégration socioprofessionnelle et prevention du décrochage scolaire par le
Chantal Francescutto, agente de liaison
(514) 861-7700 poste 304 Chantal@cybercap.qc.ca
Courses are offered in French, howerever, bilingual students are welcomed to participate: http://www.cybercap.qc.ca/home/index.aspx .
Career/LifeSkills Resources Inc.
Canada’s leading comprehensive provider of the most widely cited, highly regarded, and innovative assessments and resources in the fields of career and self-understanding/personal growth.
The Canadian Hidden Job Market Directory, 7th edition
Canada’s best Directory for Finding the Unadvertised Jobs
The Brain from Top to bottom
McGill University’s website on the brain functions and its links to science content and
Employability Skills Toolkit
The employability Skills Toolkit for the self-managing Learner is a suit of practical tools designed to help learners use and develop the skills needed to enter, stay in, and progress in the world of work.
The Toolkit offers practical support for managing lifelong learning for personal growth and workplace success, and provides Canadians with much-needed information about what employability skills look like and examples of ways they can develop and demonstrate their skills at home, school, work and in community.
Canadian Career Development Foundation www.ccdf.ca (to download the form)
Career Portfolio production - Workbook and CD Code SB CPW
Adult Back-to-School Planner- Code LRC 462094
Brave Work-A guide to the quest for meaning in work - Code CCDF 001
Alberta’s Career Shop
Employment Standards Information for English as a Second Language (ESL) and Low Literacy
Essential skills into the curriculum
Halton Industry Education Council
www.clrs.ca - Career Building Resources
Since 1999, the Association de la recherche industrielle du Québec (ADRIQ) has been organizing
school tours to promote technological and scientific careers in the Secondary Cycle Two and in
CEGEP. With respect to this tour, guest speakers share their challenges and successes for
approximately one hour presentations. The targeted group is students aged between 14 and 19 years
old. The guest speakers working in various technoscience sectors present job trends in the new
economy. Since 1999, over 3000 professionals have participated. This activity is free. Please
consult the free students, employer and teacher guides for more information.
The adventures of Rafale
Government of Quebec, Développement durable, Environnement et Parc.
This is a website aimed at sensitizing bilingual youth to job opportunities at the government level. Pedagogical activities, games and questionnaires are offered. You can also become a member of the website. Please consult the following address: http://www.mddep.gouv.qc.ca/jeunesse/index.htm
CFEE Websites for Teachers
Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CFEE) lesson plans for teachers. See links for:
Talk with Our Kids About Money,
Money and Youth,
Classroom Edition and
Vector: A career Exploration Tool.
Young People Fully Involved in their Success
Youth Secretariat of Quebec. The scope and diversity of the needs of today's students demand a
broader mobilization and the creation of a partnership between the school, the family and the
community. Real collaboration among all parties involved, based on a shared vision and common
goals, is necessary in order to provide support for students' efforts.
Practical Money Skills: For Educators
These classroom materials which include a teacher's guide and student materials are available at no cost from a major bank. Students learn first hand about practical money skills under these four main headings: Decisions & Goals, Loans & Expenses, Banking & Credit, and Consumer Knowledge. These materials are targeted for teenagers, young adults and adults.
Money and Youth
Money and Youth Web site is designed for teachers, parents, and youth. Download the document Access Money and Youth and the accompanying teacher's guide on money and financial matters. Parents have access to their own guide. It offers tips for parents, activties and links to others sites.
CFEE: Talk with our kids about Money
By designating the third Wednesday in April as the “Talk With Our Kids About Money Day” – we want to support teachers in their efforts to integrate financial education into school curriculum. It will be a day on which participating schools will offer life-relevant lessons on money in some or all grade seven subject areas. We hope you will choose to participate in a fun, engaging, and valuable learning day for students. You can review and download and print the resources you wish to use once you register.
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Last updated: February 9, 2015.