Work Experience 15/25/35 Course Outline

WORK EXPERIENCE 15/25/35

COURSE OUTLINE

COORDINATOR: NAV ATWAL

COURSE INTRODUCTION:

Work Experience is a program which allows high school students to gain valuable vocational experience by actively participating in various work place environments.  Students have the opportunity to explore occupations utilizing the workplace as the classroom.

Off-campus Education course credits are time based on 25 hours per credit.

Please see link to Work Experience Handbook.

GENERAL OUTCOMES:

Students will participate in meaningful work.

Students will realize the importance of developing acceptable work habits and attitudes in an employment setting, practice employability and workplace skills

Students will be assisted in beginning to make the transition from school to the work world.

EVALUTION OF STUDENT PROGRESS:

The grades of work experience students will be determined in the following manner:

Student goal sheet                                                          10%

Employer evaluation based on                                          80%

student’s general work ethic, reliability and overall attitude.

 

Student self-reflection assignment                                     10%

 

Students may receive up to ten credits at the 15, 25 or 35 level. A maximum of 15 credits in Work Experience can be counted towards the High School Diploma. Students can receive credits for paid or volunteer work.         

 

..as per Alberta Education Policy
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