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SWCI & Dual Credit Presentation


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SWCI & Dual Credit Presentation

  1. 1. AMDSB SCWI (Dual Credit) Program
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. Dual Credit Program Growth *
  12. 12. Dual Credit Program Growth *
  13. 13. RPT 7 – Southwestern Ontario Partners Fanshawe College  Main Campus - London  REACH Facility - Clinton  MDHS - Mitchell (pending)  SCSS & SNSS - Stratford (pending) Lambton College  Main Campus - Sarnia
  14. 14. RPT 10 – Grand Connection PartnerConestoga College Stratford Campus - Stratford Knox Church - Stratford SWAC - Stratford FEMSS - Wingham LDSS - Listowel
  15. 15. AMDSB Dual Credit Program – News
  16. 16. AMDSB Dual Credit Program – News
  17. 17. Dual Credit Programs Lambton CollegeConestoga College Arboriculture & ChainsawCarpentry Codes PracticesComputer Applications Baking and PastryCanadian Criminal Justice Basic Electrical InstallationsCulinary Arts CriminologyECE Cutting and Styling TechniquesExploring Electrical Digital Photography TechniquesPersonal Support Worker GerontologyPlumbing Techniques Health and Safety Awareness Introduction to ParamedicFanshawe College Landscape Construction Oxy-Fuel Cutting, Welding,Motive Power BrazingMake Up Artistry Personal WellnessManicures
  18. 18. Contact Information Avon Maitland DSB Jeff Piro Pathways Coordinator