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ERIC Number: ED443998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Lifework Planning Guide: A Student Guide to High School Planning.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This document is designed to help Wisconsin eighth grade students, their parents, and their teachers plan an individualized course of study in high school that will help these students research their post-high school goals. The document begins by describing the process of lifework planning, which is intended to equip students with the research skills needed to form a realistic picture of job opportunities. Provided next are the following items: (1) a brief overview of four broad types of work; (2) definitions and sample jobs for the six career clusters used in Wisconsin schools to help students explore available career possibilities (agriculture/natural resources; arts and communications; business and marketing; health and medical; human services; and technology, engineering, and scientific); (3) a table detailing the courses required for graduation from Wisconsin high schools; (4) overviews of electives available in 11 curriculum areas; (5) a brief description of the Wisconsin Student Assessment System; (6) a checklist of nine employer-identified skills needed by all workers; (7) a checklist to help students assess where they are in the career-planning process; (8) a checklist for parents and guardians; and (9) addresses of eight contacts for more information on colleges, careers, and apprenticeships. (MN)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin