This section includes resources external to MEES and LEARN that have been vetted by teachers and consultants to ensure their relevance.
Career Cruising can help with all four parts of the POP process: Know Yourself, Plan, On-Task and Ponder. Your students can: explore your interests and learning styles; create your own personal career plan; store your assessment results; investigate careers and education; build your own career plan and more. See also Xello below. Go to site
Career Cruising integration with POP: This one-page (PDF) chart shows the integration of the POP competencies with Career Cruising. Download
Xello: Career Cruising is phasing out. New contracts will be with Xello. Go to site
myBlueprint "Education Planner": Portfolio and "a comprehensive education and career/life planning program with the tools students need to make the most informed decisions about their future," for Secondary students. Go to site
Heading for Success: This site provides information for youth about employment opportunities and careers offered that demand either high school vocational training or Cegep technical training. It includes an online inventory of vocational interests and students receive an electronic report on possible trades for them. Go to site Note: This MEES site is being re-vamped and launched in French first (as Emplois d'Avenir), with English version to follow.
Get to know Yourself (Emploi Quebec): To find a job that's right for you, it's important to have a good grasp of your interests, strengths, needs and expectations. To give you a head start, Emploi Québec has designed a questionnaire to help you get to know yourself a little better. Go to site
Services for Youth (Government of Canada): This page will help you identify your interests so that you can narrow down your search for a viable career. Try the "skills inventory" to help you identify the transferrable skills and hidden skills you can factor into your career plan. Go to site
Explore Careers by Skills & Knowledge (Government of Canada Job Bank): Use this checklist found on this site to explore jobs or career options that match your skills and knowledge. Go to site
Career Navigator and Quizzes: (Government of Canada Job Bank) brings you a career navigator that allows you to take six quizzes. Login required. Go to site
Dawson "Career Showcase." Dawson College has prepared MEES-standardized lesson plans for Quebec high school teachers and education professionals to apply in their own teaching environments. These lesson plans are useful for high school teachers who specialize in career development/POP and high school guidance counselors, among others. Go to site
Quintessential Careers: Online Career Assessment Tools Review for Job-Seekers, Career-Seekers. Go to site
Next Steps: Two options for career planning are provided to you. One follows a more linear path to a career option while the other provides a more open ended assumption with greater flexibility. Go to site
The Learning Partnership (TLP):" We build collaborations between education, business and other stakeholders who care about ensuring our publicly funded education system is progressive, innovative and relevant . . . " Go to site
Take Our Kids to Work. TOKW has always taken place on the first Wednesday of November. Please note that in 2020 the Take Our Kids to Work Day will be held on Wednesday, November 4th. Go to site
Alberta Learning and Information Service (ALIS): Once on this main site, click on the CAREERinsite link on the left hand menu to take you to a section called Know Yourself. Go to site
Interest and activities associated with the fields of Interest. Download
School subjects associated with the fields of interest. Download
Programs of study associated with the fields of interest. Download
College Circuit: Admission requirements for 2018-19: This yearly publication of the MEES provides information on the programs leading to a Diploma of College Studies that are offered by college-level institutions in Québec. College Circuit also contains information on the admission procedure, on admission requirements and on student financial assistance. Go to site
POP Links: POP Links displays a list of all associated websites needed for the tool kits. Go to site
Contact us if you have resources to share for POP.