SCWI – Dual CreditsWhat is SCWI? Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) Committee of College Presidents (COP) Ministry of Education Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities All DSB’s and all Colleges 16 Regional Planning Teams
SCWI – Dual CreditsWhy is SCWI Important? 50% of students transition from school to workplace. 19% of students transition from school to college. Education and career opportunities available through college programs, applied degree programs and apprenticeship programs. Courses and pathways that will lead to success for a broad range of students including the struggling, disengaged, underachieving and early school leavers. Long term personal, social and economic.
SCWI – Dual CreditsDetails Dual credits are ministry approved programs that count towards both the Secondary School Diploma as well as College programs. Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training. Dual Credits taught by college professors and supported by secondary teachers. Tuition, books and transportation costs are covered by SCWI Students can receive up to four college and secondary school credits through DC.
SCWI – Dual CreditsBenefits Customizing learning with exposure to the college environment. Exposure to college programs allow students to make more informed decisions regarding their post- secondary destination. Improves the transition to post secondary pathways. Explore areas of interest which may not be offered in their secondary school
SCWI – Dual CreditsWho is eligible? Students who are disengaged and under achieving with the potential to succeed at college. OYAP students – Ontario Youth Apprentice Programs – students who are registered and are able to complete level one training prior to leaving secondary school. Specialist High Skills Major students – Career Focus courses for students who are considering College or Apprenticeship.
SCWI – Dual CreditsWho is eligible? Senior students with 22 to 30 credits. Applicants must be flexible, self-reliant, mature and committed. Preferable that students are enrolled in a cooperative education program. Dual credits are not an entitlement program. Students must meet certain entrance criteria. Students are selected by a Student Success Team consisting of but not limited to: Administration, SERT, Guidance, Student Success Teacher
SCWI – Dual CreditsModel – College-delivered Course at College Commonly referred to as “Day Away.” Students take a college course taught by a college faculty member with oversight by a secondary teacher. Students receive instruction and participate in college classes as a congregated group. Upon successful completion of the college course the student will be eligible to receive a college credit and an Ontario secondary school credit.
SCWI – Dual CreditsModel – Team taught College Course at a Secondary School Students secondary course is aligned with College course and team-taught with College instructor. Team-taught dual credit course typically takes place during the regularly scheduled course. Students and teacher engage in college campus trips to use advanced facilities and equipment. Upon successful completion of the team- taught college course the student will receive
SCWI – Dual CreditsModel – School Within A College (SWAC) School Within a College (SWAC) is a full-time alternative secondary school program delivered on a college campus. Primary target group who are considering or already dropped out and are motivated to improve work skills and build confidence. Attend SWAC daily unless involved in Co-op credits or engaged in Dual Credits. Attend a congregated class of their choosing yet have only one secondary teacher as their contact.
Dual Credit Programs Lambton CollegeConestoga College Arboriculture & ChainsawCarpentry Codes PracticesComputer Applications Baking and PastryCanadian Criminal Justice Basic Electrical InstallationsCulinary Arts CriminologyECE Cutting and Styling TechniquesExploring Electrical Digital Photography TechniquesPersonal Support Worker GerontologyPlumbing Techniques Health and Safety Awareness Introduction to ParamedicFanshawe College Landscape Construction Oxy-Fuel Cutting, Welding,Motive Power BrazingMake Up Artistry Personal WellnessManicures
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