Course: Social Justice 12


Print or Online

Online Only


Mandatory: SS 10 

Preferred: SS 11, BCFN 12, CIVICS 11


Social Justice 12 is a university recognized course that examines the evolution of social justice in Canada. It examines the various groups and the challenges they face in being accepted into Canadian society. The course also examines how we as citizens can increase tolerance and further social justice for all.


Course Topics/Modules

Course Modules are divided into:


1.    Introduction to Social Justice

2.    LGBT Issues

3.    Racism

4.    Poverty

5.    Women’s Rights

6.    Ageism

7.    Aboriginal Issues

8.    Activism


Assessment is based on a multi-intelligence approach. There are assignments in a variety of formats and there is flexibility built into how they are to be done (check with instructor first). There are also two onsite exams, discussions and online quizzes.


StartUp: 5%

Quizzes: 5%

Assignments: 60%

Midterm and Final Exams: 30%



ALL resources are online in the Content page. There are notes, exercises, rubrics, links and other materials that will assist the student.



Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person. 




Prescribed Learning Outcomes

PLOs can be accessed at the link below:


Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.


Completion Date

Go to our school website and click on Students and then the Enrol tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.