Elementary

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING

Gain the skills you need to make your dreams a reality.

Making the move from school to “the real world” can feel overwhelming. You may not feel prepared to meet the challenges of post-secondary school, looking for work and managing your finances. Through these self-directed online JA Programs, you can gain the skills that will help you succeed in school, life and your career. JA offers learning opportunities in three key areas – financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.



Can you name all 3 of JA's pillars? Flip over the cards to find the matches and learn what JA's all about!

Looking for a fun educational distraction? Try one of our JA Fun & Games activities! You'll pass the time and learn a thing or two along the way.

Grades 3-6

Inspiring You to Become Canada’s Next Great Entrepreneur

You may not be aware that launching a business is a viable career option that can bring you amazing opportunities. 

In JA’s Our Business World program, you can explore how businesses are created and what makes them thrive. Using games and multimedia, you'll learn about innovation, start-ups and self-employment.

Grades 3-6

Get Prepared for Your Financial Future

Did you know that the earlier you learn how to manage money, the greater your chances are of lifelong financial success?

According to one study, only 26% of 13-21-year-olds said their parents taught them how to manage money. JA has designed the More than Money program to address this challenge. In this program, you'll learn about earning, spending, sharing and saving money.

Grades 6-9

Empowering You to Make Smart, Lifelong Financial Choices

How can you prepare to avoid personal debt? 

Through the newly updated Dollars With Sense Online program, you can get the vital tools you'll need to make smart financial decisions, live debt-free and become savvy a investor. Learn personal money management skills that you can apply to your life ... beginning now.

Grades 6-10

Learn Why to Stay in School and Plan for Success

The transition from high school to post-secondary education or employment can be overwhelming. You may even feel that your high-school experiences haven’t adequately prepared you to meet the demands of university, a career, or living on your own.

In Economics for Success Online, you can take a closer look at the advantages of staying in school, as well as learn what’s needed to succeed in today’s workforce. Sign up today to explore the link between education and achieving your goals.


  

Put on your entrepreneurial hat and run your own retail business in JA Canada's BizCraft game.


In JA’s Entrepreneurial Trades online program, students will encounter multiple learning mediums that will assist them in understanding, analyzing, evaluating and applying financial and business skills essential for a successful trades career.

Students will learn the business side of the skilled trades to complement the technical training they receive in school. Combined, these skills help students successfully transition to further education or employment opportunities.