Our Programs – Grades 9-12

Essential financial, career, and business training to high school students

JA South Western Ontario’s online programs teach financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. They support the curriculum and help learners develop and build on skills they are taught in the classroom – giving them the tools to build a successful future.

Participants access an online learning platform that includes videos, activities, slides and interactive lessons.

JA online programs help high school students develop skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship and are available at no cost to teachers, students or parents.

We offer four types of programs for high school students:

Online Conferences

Self-directed Programs


Teacher-led Experiences

JA Company Program

Choose a Program

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Personal Finance – Grades 9 – 12

Help students learn vital personal money management skills.

Program Models Available: Teacher-led, Student Self-directed

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Entrepreneurial Trades – Grades 9 – 12

Explore trade career pathways and plan a future business today.

Program Models Available: Student Self-directed

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World of ChoicesGrades 9 -12

Learn about personal brand, a variety of career pathways and the importance of career planning.

Program Models Available: Online Conference, Student Self-directed

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Investment Strategies Program – Grades 9 – 12

JA provides teacher resources that explore key investment principles and concepts. These lessons are put into practice during a 6-week online simulation that uses live data to teach students how to apply these skills in a real-world situation.

Program Models Available: Teacher-led, Student Self-directed

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Company Program – Grades 9 – 12

Set yourself apart from the competition with a first-hand experience in business and entrepreneurship. Students work within a team to create a product or service idea, develop a business, launch their business and manage the operations for a period of 15-18 weeks.

Program Models Available: Teacher-led, After-school

I really liked talking with people from completely different careers and backgrounds.

– Student, JA World of Choices: Virtual Career Summit