As ministry-approved courses, Dual Credits are a way for Grade 12 students, while still in high school, to earn a credit towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) while sampling college or apprenticeship industry-specific courses.
Dual Credits count towards both the OSSD and a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree, or an apprenticeship certification.
Students may earn up to four optional credits through Dual Credit courses. As well, Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM) and Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) students may receive some industry-specific certifications in Dual Credit courses.
The Dual Credit program is an excellent example of the projects and forums funded via the School College Work Initiative (SCWI) that support student success in secondary education and assist students in their transition from secondary school to college programs.
View the dual credit programs available at Conestoga, Georgian, Humber, and Sheridan Colleges for Upper Grand DSB students:
Re-engagement Programs: Semester 1 and 2
Re-Engagement is an alternative education program for students who are at risk of not earning their OSSD.
Students who feel all options have been exhausted and that their OSSD is unattainable often begin to disengage, but the Re-engagement program offers an individualized pathway to graduation for these students.
- 2023/2024 Re-engagement Programs (by Referral Only)