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  • Helping Students Succeed
The 2016 Symposium was a great success!

We are pleased to share many of the notes, handouts and PowerPoint presentations from the workshops and networking sessions. You will also find a list of the prize winners and a "By The Numbers" section with some interesting statistics. Some videos are available and more are on the way. Find it all on the Symposium page.

The 2017 Symposium Celebrates 20 years of SCWI
Date: May 9, 2017
Location: Humber College

As always, the coordinating committee's goal is to provide a robust symposium program that meets the needs of those in attendance.

To that end RPTs have been asked to submit a list by November 15th of at least three topics they would like to see delivered at the spring symposium.

We also invite RPT members to submit ideas by November 1st for a Keynote Speaker including the speaker’s name and contact information along with a brief description of the possible topic.

Please send your information to Janette Jensen: janette@opsoa.org

See you on May 9th.

Another Successful RPT Chairs/Coordintors Meeting

November 2nd and 3rd brought Chairs and Coordinators from our 16 RPT's to the annual Fall Meeting. Highlights included the release of the RFP for 2017-2020 and presentations on data-driven decison-making and financials for the year ahead. A lively and productive dialogue set the tone for another succesful year ahead.

RFP Information is found on the SCWI Requirements page.
The Agenda and Financial Powerpoint may be found on the RPT Chair Meetings web page.
View a RPT Roundtable/Chairs Meeting News item with photos on the News page.

Entering Dual Credits in your Student Management System (SMS)

These vendor-specific webinar recordings are designed for SMS users and focus on the differences between team-taught and college-delivered dual credits, how to enter courses and student data in your SMS, and how to check to make sure dual credits are correctly reported. A webinar and ppt for each vendor (Trillium, Maplewood, Power School) is available on the Ministry Policies page.

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

(Updated December 2016)

  • Dual Credit Programs 2013-14 School Year Report

    The attached series of infographics will warm your coldest winter day. It is sometimes said that the work we do can be difficult to measure and honour. Here is graphic proof of the steady and incremental success that hard work,creativity and innovation at all levels of the dual credit initiative have created for our most needy and deserving students . It is is a powerful and visual testament to the pathways we create daily to support progress, dignity,success for at-risk young people.
    Go to the Research page.

SCWI Calendar of Important Dates for 2016 - 2017

This calendar provides a summary of important SCWI dates between August 2016 - Aug. 2017.

(Updated November 8, 2016)

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 2016 - 2017, the Dual Credit Course Code Request Form and links to two supporting webinars.

(Updated November 28, 2016)

SCWI Reporting, Approval & Monitoring Process Report for 2016-2017

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.

  • Spring 2016 Newsletter

    Once again, this issue highlights the ongoing success of the dual credit programs as they continue to support young people from every part of the province, and every dimension of challenge and opportunity. Programs continue to grow and flourish throughout Ontario in both English and French jurisdictions. The programs outlined herein reveal not only the broadening scope of opportunities offered to students, but also the creativity and innovation of colleges and boards that work hard to bring students together. in new and creative ways.

    Articles and photos celebrate the human face of the excellent work of college instructors and secondary school teachers across the province. Incremental data validates the tremendous success of dual credits. Forums, activities and programs in diverse communities continue to bring dedicated professionals together to energize both students and staff. It is the commitment and professionalism of the dual credit teachers and professors that make all of this possible. Enjoy.

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 Training, Colleges and Universities.