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GRADE 10 UPDATE Vanier Collegiate Career Portfolios
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If you were a business owner – what would you want in an employee SKILLS and Values Suggestions:
Tops Skills and Values SKILLS: Academic (communicate, think, problem solve, learn) Personal Management Skills (attitude, behaviour, responsibility) Teamwork skills (give and take, plan, culture) VALUES: Honesty/Integrity/Morality Adaptability/Flexibility Dedication/Hard Work/Tenacity Dependability/Reliability Loyalty Positive Attitude Self-Motivated Professionalism Willingness to learn Self-Confidence
Did You Know? Generation, Demographics, Creativity, Problem Solving, Technology, Different way of thinking, What is happening in the world around you? Automated or outsourced – employment opportunities VIDEO – watch it
REMEMBER Vanier Collegiate Career Portfolio Plan Grade 9 PAA, Creation, Organization Grade 10 English and/or Christian Ethics My Story (CE 10) Resume, Cover Letter, Goals, Action Plan, 2 other items (English 10 – Decisions) Presentations Grade 11 English and/or Christian Ethics Self Assessment, Career Report, Practicum Update Job Shadow, Career Events, etc. Grade 12 English and/or Christian Ethics Volunteer and work experience update, Vocational update, transition plan, etc. Portfolio Presentation/Interview with community members Life long process and living document Assessment: Complete or incomplete Leading up to Grade 12 Interview with Panel
What is it: Purpose: Like a wallet Place to keep prized possessions Documentation that describes you and your capabilities Demonstrates your skills and abilities Personal Development Skills, Abilities Career Exploration Education, Schools, Occupations Employment Opportunities Resume, Interview Other scholarships Career Portfolios
Steps involved in developing a Career Portfolio Step 1: Collect Gather as much information as possible from a variety of sources Step 2: Select Relevance, what is important to you, think about why you want to include certain items, do them demonstrate your learning, skills or abilities Step 3: Reflect Explanation, justification, proof, etc. Remember: Each grade at Vanier Collegiate has a portfolio requirement.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T. S. Eliot GOALS – Decision Making
Goal Setting Goals: SMART Specific Measurable Attainable Realistic Timely/Targeted Something you really want to achieve for yourself Written out to be remembered Needs to be monitored Identify any barriers or limitations which prevent you from achieving your goal Decisions Unit
Action Plan Decision-making Process: Level A – Extend Knowledge Base 1. Reflect on what you know about the issue. 2. Research the issue. Find the facts. Level B – Make an Informed Decision 3. State the challenge. Explore the alternatives and consequences. 4. Make a decision. Set a personal goal. Level C – Carry Out Action Plan 5. Design and apply an action plan. 6. Evaluate progress. Revise as needed. Practice: ACTION PLAN – DO ONE AS A CLASS
“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” Frank A. Clark - challenge yourself - HANDOUT – Goal Setting Action Plan
Grade 10 Up-date: “Aim for the moon, even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Career Portfolios – Grade 10 Component
Action Plan Handout Creating an Action Plan for your goals Things to remember: All components must be complete – use the checklist as a guide Resume Cover letter Update your Graduation Checklist Update your Volunteer Section Goals (next four years – create your own) Action plan for two goals 2 Additional Items The checklist must be submitted with the portfolio with the student section complete. You are more than welcome to add more items that what is on the list. REMEMBER – DO NOT FORGET TO REFLECT!
DEADLINE and YOUR JOB Date Assigned: TODAY One day in class if your teacher agrees on it to work on goal setting, action plan and/or resume and cover letter. You will be responsible to add the other additional required items on your own time. Due Date: __________________