Graduation Transitions replaces the Graduation Portfolio Assessment in the 2004 graduation program. It is a requirement for all BC secondary school students who are enrolled in Grade 10, 11 or 12 as of September 1, 2007, and beyond.
Graduation Transitions is intended to prepare students for a successful transition to life after secondary school. Graduation Transitions consists of three components:
- Personal Health
- Community Connections
- Career and Life
Prescribed Learning Outcomes
Students must complete the minimum requirement for all Prescribed Learning Outcomes in order to earn credit for Graduation Transitions.
Curriculum Organizer: Personal Health
Learning Outcome #1: Students must document and report a minimum of 150 minutes per week of physical activity, at a moderate to vigorous intensity, as part of their Graduation Transitions Program.
Learning Outcome # 2: Students must develop a personal health plan.
Curriculum Organizer: Community Connections (Work Experience)
Learning Outcome # 3: Complete a minimum of 30 hours of work experience and/or community service.
Learning Outcome # 4: Describe the duties performed, the connections between the experience and employability/life skills, and the benefit to the community and to the student.
Curriculum Organizer: Career and Life (Transition Plan)
Learning Outcome # 5: Students must develop a comprehensive plan that indicates they are prepared to successfully transition from secondary school.
Learning Outcome # 6: Students are to present selected components of their transition plan to members of the school and/or community.
For more information on each area, see Personal Health, Community Connections (Work Experience), and Career & Life