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2018 Spring Symposium
1997 – 2017 have witnessed outstanding accomplishments by students in SCWI programs. The growth and success of the SCWI initiative has been remarkable. Below are some memories and statistics from the first 20 years.

SCWI Spring Symposium

Theme “Celebrating Wellness”

Tuesday May 15, 2018
8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning - North Campus

We are excited to announce our 2018 Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Jean M. Clinton BMus MD FRCP(C)

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Dr. Clinton is a Clinical Professor at McMaster University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences.

Dr. Clinton is widely renowned as an advocate for children’s issues. Her special interest lies in brain development, and the crucial role relationships and connectedness play therein.

Click here for the keynote speaker bio.

The title of Dr. Clinton's Keynote Address is "Connecting with Adolescent Learners - The Heart of Well-Being".

Visit our 2018 Symposium page for more information.

Pathways to Apprenticeship
Pathways to Apprenticeship: Options for Secondary School Students

Pathways to Apprenticeship: Options for Secondary School Students (P2A) has been revised. P2A was updated to include the Ministry of Education's renewed focus on experiential learning and pathways planning, to refine the language, and to provide links to Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) web sites and resources.

This document is designed to help those who work with students better understand the range of options for students who are interested in exploring or pursuing an apprenticeship. "Matching students with the appropriate opportunity, one student at a time" is a key theme of P2A. P2A adds clarity to a number of policy documents.

For more information please see "Pathways to Apprenticeship, Options for Secondary School Students, 2017" on the Ministry Policies page.

gotocollege.ca

is the place for students, parents and educators to explore the opportunities and incredible impact that SCWI and Dual Credits have made in the lives of students at risk of not graduating high school or transitioning to post secondary education.

gotocollege.ca is informative and easy to navigate.

SCWI pages

The Home page provides an overview of SCWI and Dual Credit courses that is helpful to students, parents, Guidance Counsellors and Dual Credit Teachers.

The FAQ page provides answers to common questions about: Admissions & Applications, Apprenticeships, Careers & Finance.

Search the Dual Credit Courses page by key word and or college to find dual credit opportunities in your area.

The Testimonials page features short, powerful videos of students talking to students, telling their own stories, in their own words, about how the SCWI program created positive changes in their lives.

Educators new to the SCWI program will find background information on the For Educators page and the About SCWI page.
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SCWI Calendar of Important Dates for 2018 - 2019

This calendar provides a summary of important SCWI dates between May 2018 - August 2019.

(Updated May 1, 2018)


Dual Credit Course Codes, Request Forms and Supporting Webinars

The Course Code page contains the very latest list of Course Codes, a list of Existing Course Code Titles by Subjects and Codes for 2017 - 2018, the Dual Credit Course Code Request Form and links to two supporting webinars.

(Course Codes Updated May 2, 2018. Other new documents added January 18, 2018)


SCWI/IJECT Dual Credit Acronyms Bookmark

Download a list of common Website links and acronyms in docx format.

(Updated August 2017)


Entering Dual Credits in your Student Management System (SMS)

Links and Files can be found on the Ministry Policies page.


Dual Credit Data Reports

Our Dual Credit Data Reports provide statistical proof of the steady and incremental success at all levels of the dual credit initiative have created for our most needy and deserving students. Our data reports began in 2009-10 and by 2013-14 were provided in a handy info-graphic format. All the data reports up to 2015-16 are found on our Research, Reports and Conferences page.

SCWI Reporting, Approval & Monitoring Process Report for 2017-2018

This SCWI accountability document provides information for regional planning teams regarding the SCWI Reporting Website for completing the Interim Report, Dual Credit Student Data Report and SCWI Final Report; Approval Process for Contract Changes; Process for Requesting New Dual Credit Course Code(s); Process for Monitoring Activities/Forums; and sample forms.
Updated October 3, 2017

SCWI Newsletter: Spring 2018

This issue marks another year of incremental progress. Experienced practitioners have welcomed new staff, ensuring that new ideas and innovations continue to enhance the solid foundations of the Dual Credit initiative. Ongoing and improving access to rich data has facilitated successful, measurable and targeted SMART goals. As we continue to streamline the allocation of resources, more students can be assisted to achieve their goals. Enrolments and retention continue to grow as we share best practices through symposia, teleconferences, the summer institute, web sites, and this newsletter. One of the most exciting changes has been the introduction of the pilot program to support adult students (After ADC). This brings a range of opportunities for older students to re-engage in a manner which respects their unique needs, challenges and busy lives. Take time to enjoy the offerings, articles and testimonials that profile this vital and rewarding work.

We have brought you this document in both a FlipBook format that is easy to read and search online and in PDF format for easy downloading.

  • Spring 2018 News
  • What's inside:

    • New and existing programs
    • Student Quotes
    • Feedback on After SWAC
    • Focus on Mental Health
    • Media Support for Dual Credits
    • Adult SWAC Programs
    • Success of Vouchers

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What is SCWI?

The School-College-Work Initiative is a co-operative effort with a mandate to assist in creating a seamless transition for students from secondary school to college. In addition to a wide array of learning and awareness opportunities for students, teachers, parents and the broader community, projects have been developed to provide dual credit programs for secondary students through the partnership of secondary schools and colleges.

A collaboration of the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) and the Committee of College Presidents (COP), SCWI is jointly funded by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.