MINISTRY OF EDUCATION BC

Here are some important Ministry links:

Ministry of Education – Province of BC: Here you will find provincial exams and graduation program requirements.

Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development – Province of BC: Here you will find Student Aid BC and Post-Secondary Institution Overview (listing of website links for all public post-secondary institutions).

FOR PARENTS

The Decade After High School – A Parent’s Guide: Invaluable publication with current and practical suggestions for parents to help their child make informed, satisfying career decisions. Download a free e-copy (e-book).

WorkBC

Globe Campus (The Globe and Mail): An online tool for searching, comparing, and ranking Canadian post-secondary institutions.

Ministry of Advanced Education, Student Aid, Planning

Canlearn: A Government of Canada website for information on career planning, financing a post-secondary education, finding programs and schools, and etc.

University of British Columbia – Prospective Students: A useful site for parents of prospective students.

Simon Fraser University, Student Services – Support Your Student: Resources for parents. Also subscribe to the parent newsletter!

BCIT – Prospective Students – For Parents: A useful site for parents of prospective students.

Career Options By Degree: To find out more information on what career options are available by degree, check out the research page.

CAREER AND PERSONAL PLANNING

Are you unsure how to start you career? Try out these links which will help you discover yourself and help you find a career that will match your interests, personality, skills, and values.

Career Planning and Self-Assessment:

Interests:

Career Cruising 
(For username and password, check with the Career Centre)

Personality:

Human Metrics – Jung Typology Test
After you complete the “Jung Typology Test”, click “Identifying your career with Jung Career Indicator” and you will get a list of occupations most suitable to your personality type.
Holland Code Quiz
Based on a characterization of your personality in terms of Holland Code personality types, you will learn what kind of work environments suit you best.   What professions and occupations will fit your  personality?

Skills and Values:

Mazemaster – Three interactive exercises to help identify career paths based on skills, interests and values.