Guidance, Career, Counselling Services

Areas of learning

Grade 6 to 12 students will learn to:

Student Development

  • Learning skills, preferences, and strategies (e.g., memorizing, working independently, assessing themselves, managing their time)
  • apply a variety of learning skills and strategies to a variety of situations
  • demonstrate the ability to respond appropriately and thoughtfully to directions from teachers, administrators, and employers
  • setting goals and monitoring progress
  • use goal-setting and self-management skills in a variety of situations both inside and outside of the school
  • develop their own up-to-date annual education plans
  • adapting to change


  • to adapt in times of transition, like preparing for postsecondary destinations (e.g., financial planning, completing applications, selecting Programmes)
  • lifelong learning
  • apply lifelong learning skills (e.g., communication, research, and employable skills) to their personal education and career plans
  • Interpersonal development
  • self-management
  • use personal skills appropriately to encourage responsible behaviour in themselves and others in a wide range of situations
  • demonstrate appropriate behaviour at school, in the community, and with employers
  • getting along with others
  • apply skills (e.g., mediating, peer helping, leadership skills) to build positive relationships in diverse settings at school, in the community, and in the workplace
  • social responsibility


  • demonstrate social responsibility in the community (e.g., canvassing for the Cancer Society)

Career Development

  • self-assessment
  • apply their knowledge of personal interests, strengths, abilities, and accomplishments to choosing and planning a postsecondary education or career path
  • exploring and obtaining information about education, training, and careers
  • demonstration how to locate, interpret, evaluate, and use various sources of education and career information
  • demonstrate understanding of how to use education and career exploration skills to develop personal, educational, or career plans
  • demonstrate understanding of the workplace (e.g., health and safety issues)
  • work, society, and the economy
  • describe how changes taking place in the economy, the environment, and society affect the job market
  • awareness of opportunities
  • describe the variety of volunteer, employment, educational, and career opportunities, including self-employment
  • education and career decisions


  • apply decision-making and problem-solving skills to their postsecondary education or career paths
  • employability
  • demonstrate their understanding of employable skills (e.g., job search, interview, job readiness, employment sustainability, and entrepreneurial skills)
  • evaluate their personal, educational, or career plans in light of their community or workplace experiences

Cultural Education Development

  • Promote a diverse and cultural relevant curriculum and case work to students.

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About Us

Canadian Independent College of Ghana (CIC Ghana) is a university preparatory college providing a caring learning environment. The campus is large, spacious, modern, and located on a beautifully landscaped property in the Airport Residential Area in Accra, Ghana.  Our principal and teachers are outstanding Canadian trained educators.

CIC Ghana offers the following Canadian, International, and Local Programmes: Pre School, Kindergarten, Primary School, Middle School, High School, and Pre University.

Canadian Independent College Ghana represents excellence in preparing students for entrance into Universities and Colleges throughout the world.

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No Z 26 Patrice Lumumba Road, Airport Residential Area
Accra, Ghana

No Z 26 Patrice Lumumba Road, Airport Residential Area
Accra, Ghana

No Z 26 Patrice Lumumba Road, Airport Residential Area
Accra, Ghana

+233 24 030 1303