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Grade 10 students in Ontario to learn financial and digital literacy next year

Grade 10 students in Ontario will be learning about financial and digital literacy, starting next year.
Grade 10 students in Ontario will be learning about financial and digital literacy, starting next year. AP Photo/Eric Risberg

TORONTO – Grade 10 students in Ontario will be learning about financial and digital literacy, starting next year.

Education Minister Mitzie Hunter announced the changes today to the career studies course.

The new course includes budgeting and financial management, as well as career pathway planning, entrepreneurship and digital literacy.

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Hunter says it will give students the skills they need to succeed.

The changes stem from 29 pilot projects that were held across the province, and the government says it incorporated feedback in announcing the enhancement of the career studies course.

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