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Ontario Catholic School Graduation Expectations

At the Edge, we recognize the unique characteristics of Ontario's Catholic Schools because we taught there for almost a decade before founding the Edge. Recognizing the opportunities that nature provides has encouraged numerous Catholic Schools to meet some of the Ontario Catholic School Graduation expecations at the Edge including:


  • Developing attitudes and values founded on Catholic social teaching and acts to promote social responsibility, human solidarity and the common good.
  • Reflecting on their life journey


  • Presenting information and ideas clearly and honestly and with sensitivity to others in campfire dialogue and sharing
  • Thinking reflectively and creatively to evaluate situations and solve problems.
  • Examining, evaluating and applying knowledge of interdependent systems (physical, political, ethical, socio-economic and ecological) for the development of a just and compassionate society.

Self directed lifelong learning:

  • Demonstrating a confident and positive sense of self and respect for the dignity and welfare of others.
  • Applying effective communication, decision-making, problem-solving, time and resource management skills.ingExamines and reflecting on one?s personal values, abilities and aspirations influencing life?s choices and opportunities.
  • Participating in leisure and fitness activities for a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

Collaborative Contributor:

  • Working effectively as an interdependent team member.
  • Thinking critically about the meaning and purpose of work.
  • Developing their God-given potential and make a meaningful contributions to community.
  • Finding dignity, fulfillment and vocation in work contributing to community.
  • Exercising Christian leadership in achieving individual and group goals.

Responsible Citizens

  • Witnessing Catholic social teaching by promoting equality, democracy, and solidarity for a just, peaceful and compassionate society.
  • Respecting and affirming the diversity and interdependence of the world?s peoples and
  • Respecting the environment and uses resources wisely contributes to the common good.