MISSION AND HISTORY
Careers education has a central role to play in supporting the development of the knowledge, attitudes and skills required by young people in their adult working life. Careers education is one of the educational themes within the therefore all post-primary schools must make appropriate cross-curricular provision.
The teaching of careers generally commences in Year 10 continuing through to Year 11 however, Grainville is increasingly introducing elements of careers education into Year 8 and 9 learning programmes.
The aim of Careers education in Grainville School is to prepare students in three ways.
understand themselves and the influences on them.
investigate opportunities in learning and work
make and adjust plans to manage change and transition
In order to ensure that all students are full prepared for life after Grainville the Careers curriculum will be following six principles.
Empowering young people to plan and manage their own futures.
Respond to the needs of each learner.
Provide comprehensive information and advice.
Actively promote equality of opportunity and challenge stereotypes.
Help young people to progress.
Careers & Enrichment Coordinator