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Gisella Scalia available, eager, and ready to help

Gisella Scalia joined the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (MEES) resource team which was assembled in the fall of 2017 to assist with the implementation of the Academic and Career Guidance Content (ACGCs) across Québec. Her title is almost as long as her career in education: Regional Resource Person for the Academic and Career Guidance […]

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ACGC: Elementary Cycle Three Implementation

In August 2017 the Deputy Minister, Mme Sylvie Barcelo, announced the compulsory  implementation of the Academic and Career Guidance Content (ACGC) in the 2017-2018 school year for Elementary Cycle Three. As well, the content items for Elementary Cycle Three have been revised, based on the experiences of the piloting schools. From the 11 that were […]

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ACGC: Year One of Gradual Implementation

The 2016-2017 school year marks the first year of gradual implementation of the Academic and Career Guidance Content (ACGC) in Elementary Cycle Three and Secondary Cycles One and Two. The ACGC is a continuum of 49 content items for students from Grade 5 to Sec. V.

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“Gradual Implementation” of Compulsory Academic and Career Guidance Content to commence in September 2016

Yves Sylvain, the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Youth Sector, announced in May 2016 that the “piloting” of the Academic and Career Guidance Content (ACGC) will be upgraded in 2016-2017 to “gradual implementation.” At least one school per school board (and some private schools) will be participating, which will allow for gradual implementation of the […]

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Compulsory-content pilot extended a year

The introduction of five to 10 hours of compulsory academic and career guidance content into the curriculum, originally scheduled for September 2015, has been delayed. The decision was announced in March 2015 in a letter to all school boards from Normand Pelletier, an assistant deputy minister within the Education ministry. The delay will allow pilot […]

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