Learning to Live

Learn to Live


DVSS Students in grades 7, 8, and 9 are engaged in health and life skills courses which involve learning about the habits, behaviours, interactions and decisions related to healthy daily living and planning for the future. It is personal in nature and involves abilities based on a body of knowledge and practice that builds on personal values and beliefs within the context of family, school and community. Some examples of these learnings include the ability of students to:

• make effective personal decisions for current
and future issues and challenges
plan and set goals
employ critical reflection
cope with change and transition
manage stress
• analyze and manage career and health-related
• recognize and expand personal skills
• recognize, explore and expand career
opportunities and options
• explore service learning/volunteerism
• commit to lifelong learning.