HWCDSB PROGRAM


PLAR

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is the formal 
evaluation and credit-granting process whereby students may obtain 
credits for prior learning. Prior learning includes the knowledge and ...
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Guidance

The goals of the guidance and career education program are to assist 
students in: understanding the concepts related to lifelong learning, 
interpersonal relationships (including responsible citizensh...
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CO-OP

Students' education must be appropriate to their strengths, interests, 
and needs and must prepare them for the future. Cooperative
education programs help students to acquire the knowledge and skills 
...
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eLearning

E-learning, supported by the Ministry of Education, is one mode of 
curriculum delivery, which helps students succeed in school. E-learning 
comes in many forms, but it is really about using the compute...
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SHSM

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) offers Ontario 
secondary school students the opportunity to train as registered 
apprentices while enrolled in school. It allows a student to complete 
hi...
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OYAP

The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) offers Ontario 
secondary school students the opportunity to train as registered 
apprentices while enrolled in school. It allows a student to complete 
hi...
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Aboriginal Education

Aboriginal Education and Native Studies Ontario's Aboriginal Education 
Strategy will help more First Nations, Métis and Inuit students achieve 
their full potential. The strategy includes initiativ...
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ESL

English as a second language (ESL) courses are intended to help 
students develop proficiency in the language of instruction so that they 
can succeed in all subject areas at school. However, this progr...
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French Immersion

Currently, students may elect to receive instruction in French at the 
secondary level only at Cathedral High School.
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Dual Credit

What it isStudents participate in apprenticeship training and 
postsecondary courses, earning dual credits that count towards both 
their high school diploma and their postsecondary diploma, or 
appren...
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