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Post Secondary presentation

EOM Post Secondary Presentation

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Staff narrated post secondary presentation in video format

EOM Post Secondary Presentation with Staff Narration

A longer version of the presentation with more detailed information in video format.

   EOM Staff Bloopers

   Staff members struggling to create the video version of the post secondary presentation.



Changes to Graduation Requirements for 2021

 

Community Involvement Hours
Revision to the Graduation Requirement for 2020-2021 Graduating Students
2020/10/05

For the 2020-21 school year, the ministry is revising the 40-hour community involvement graduation requirement so that students will not be adversely impacted by the ongoing challenges related to COVID-19.

For students graduating in the 2020-21 school year, the community involvement graduation requirement will be reduced to a minimum of 20 hours of community involvement activities. This recognizes that graduating students have had barriers to earning their community involvement hours last school year and there may be continued barriers this school year.

Please consult the district website for suggested volunteer activities and information on how students can submit Community Involvement Hours. Students should continue to seek out and accumulate community involvement hours in accordance with school board policies and procedures, keeping in mind local public health unit recommendations.

In addition, the Ministry is providing increased flexibility in regard to how secondary students can earn hours in 2020-21, as follows:

As per Ministry direction, at the principal’s discretion, students may complete volunteer hours during the instructional day and may claim hours for duties normally completed at home (i.e. walking a younger sibling to or from school, helping younger siblings with school work).

Students aged 14 years and older can count up to a maximum of 10 hours from paid employment towards their earned hours at the discretion of the principal. Students counting paid employment towards their graduation requirement will be required to complete a reflection exercise indicating how their work contributed to the service for others.


Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)
Revision to the Graduation Requirement for 2020-2021 Graduating Students
2020/10/05

For students graduating in June 2021, the Ministry currently plans to proceed with the graduation requirement and students may satisfy the literacy graduation requirement, as per regular practice by:

  • Writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) in Spring 2021;

  • Enrolling directly in the OSSLC in the 2020-21 school year; or

  • Participating in an adjudication process.

More information regarding the Spring administration of the OSSLT will be available in the future.

 

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