The education system has a significant role to play in ensuring that young people are prepared for futures that may no longer include one clear career or life path.
Our research on course choices, careers and guidance
This report examines the impact of choosing applied vs. academic courses in high school.
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High school courses and choices
Ontario's high schools offer a wide variety of courses and programs to meet the needs of students. The decisions students make starting in grade 9 can have an impact on their post-secondary options. Learn more about the course choices available and why it is important to consider these choices very carefully.
In the news
Ottawa Citizen: Ontario is poised to require every high school student take four online courses. What does it mean?
The provincial government has announced that secondary school students will be required to take four out of 30 high school credits as online courses.
“We have to be preparing students with the skills that will allow them to do any job as they wind their way to adulthood.” - Annie Kidder
EdCan Research Watch: Roadmaps and roadblocks: career and life planning, guidance, and streaming in Ontario’s schools
Our latest report is one of the papers featured in the February 26 edition of EdCan Network's Research Watch page.