Essential Skills Quebec

By The Learning Exchange

Skills for Life Series

This 30 hands-on competency-based adult learning resource ranging from Getting My Driver’s License to Managing my Money was created with Quebec’s Common Core Curriculum in mind. 

Skills for LIfe Series via LEARNquebec

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Unit 21: My Family

This unit asks you to think about your own family and how to take care of it. 

Unit 22: Entertainment

Entertainment is something that amuses, pleases and/or diverts. It is important because it helps you to unwind. In today’s world, there are many different forms of entertainment. Just because entertainment is fun doesn’t mean you can’t learn from it. 

Unit 23: Fitness and the Great Outdoors

There are many great reasons to get outdoors and get active. It lowers your risk of getting sick, gives you more energy and releases tension. In short, it adds to the quality of your life. 

Unit 24: Getting Around

In this unit, you will examine different ways to get from one place to another. Knowing different transportation options will help you to choose transportation that suits your needs. 

Unit 25: Career Exploration

This unit will help you to set career goals that reflect your special interests, values and skills. 

Unit 26: Getting My Driver's Licence

Getting your driver’s licence is no small task. There are a number of steps that you must take before you are safely on the road with a valid licence. This unit will help you to get through the process of getting your driver’s licence. You will need a copy of the Driver’s Handbook (for Quebec) in order to truly prepare for the road ahead. 

Unit 27: Learning in Quebec

Education is an important part of the Quebec way-of-life. The education system in Quebec includes a variety of schools for learners with different needs. Education standards are high in Quebec, like the rest of Canada. This unit will make clear how education works in Canada and in Quebec. 

Unit 28: Living Green

In this unit, you will learn how and why you should start living a greener life. 

Unit 30: The Retirement Years

Your retirement years should be some of the happiest of your life. This is a time when you can do the things you always wanted to do. In order to fully take advantage of this time in your life, you should set clear goals and plans.