Administrative Procedure 215

CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONS/STUDIES

Background

Student participation in Career and Technology Foundations/Studies (CTF/CTS) is a valuable learning experience for students in grades 5 to 12.

Fees for specific CTF/CTS courses may be determined by the Principal, in consultation with the Assistant Superintendent, Learning Services.

Procedures

  1. Grade 5 to 9 CTF
    1. The CTF program will be offered to grades 5 to 9 students in their neighbourhood school.
    2. The CTF program offered at the grades 5 to 9 level is to be designed by combining components of courses within and across strands (e.g. career clusters) to enable students to explore a wide range of career options.
       
  2. Senior High CTS
    1. CTS courses offered at the senior high level are to be designed to provide students the opportunity to investigate potential career choices from introductory courses to advanced courses in a career pathway of their choice, based on course availability and access.
    2. Students may elect to take a course in any year, depending on the availability of staff, facilities, and student places, recognizing that not all courses may be offered at all levels.
       
  3. CTF/CTS courses will be offered to students in grades 5 to 12 with due consideration of:
    1. The abilities and interests of the students,
    2. The expertise of the staff,
    3. Financial, material and physical resources within the school, and
    4. Student enrolments.
       

Reference

Section 18,22,33,52,53,196,197,222 Education Act

Student Record Regulation 225/2008

Guide to Education ECS to Grade 12

Off-Campus Education Guide for Administrators, Counsellors and Teachers

 

Approved: August 21, 2018