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Deadlines Fast Approaching for Continuing Education 2024 Summer Programs

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Deadlines Fast Approaching for Continuing Education 2024 Summer Programs

As summer is inching closer, consider registering for one of HWDSB’s Continuing Education programs before time runs out! With a wide variety of summer programs, students can continue learning throughout the summer.

Continuing Education has you covered this summer! From activity-based literacy and math programs, learning another language, taking a summer credit course, preparing for secondary school, or Adult English Language programs, there is something for everyone. Check out the Summer Programs Brochure to learn more!

See the chart below for a full list of offerings. Click the program names to learn more and register. For more information about all of the exciting summer programming that continuing education has to offer, please click here.

Program Eligible Grades Program Description Deadline to register
Reach Ahead (Credit Program) Students currently in Grade 8 We are offering Civics and Careers courses to all Grade 8 students who will progress to Grade 9 in the fall. These open level half-credit courses can be taken individually (nine days) or in combination (18 days). This is the only credit program available to students reaching ahead before Grade 9. These courses will be offered online. Courses are offered in both English and French.

NEW for 2024 – a limited number of spaces are available for Grade 8 students to earn an in-person Technology credit.  Courses will be offered at Bernie Custis and Nora F. Henderson Secondary Schools.

June 10, 2024
Summer Skill Builder Non-Credit Students currently in grades 6 to 10 Enrich and develop literacy and numeracy skills through participation in fun free summer activities. Programs are offered in one-week blocks starting July 10 through August 11 – morning and afternoon programs available. Art, coding and sports-based programs are also available to help keep your student engaged in learning this summer. Online and in-person programs are available. June 10, 2024
Summer ESL Literacy Program Students currently in grades 6 to 12 (ESL Level 3/CO or lower) ESL students in grades 6 to 12 are encouraged to join our ESL Literacy Summer program to strengthen their literacy skills this summer. (Level 3/CO or lower).

These programs are co-located with CampPOWER and CampCLIMB ELL programs, and credit ESLCO1, ESLDO1 & ESLEO1 courses to support the entire family – ask your school for more details.

June 10, 2024

Please contact your student’s Principal or ESL teacher to register

Summer Learning Strategies Courses (Credit Program) Students currently in grades 8 to 12 (with Individual Education Plans) Summer Learning Strategies credit program helps students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to narrow learning gaps and improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community. June 10, 2024

Please contact your student’s guidance counsellor or Principal to register

International Languages Elementary Program Students currently in Grades Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 International Languages Elementary classes provide academic instruction in languages other than English and French.  Available languages this summer: Arabic, Korean and Urdu.  July 3 to 26, 2024. Monday to Friday, program times vary by location. June 10, 2024
Summer School Online (Credit Program) Students currently in Grades 9-12 and Adults A wide variety of full credit courses will be available through Summer School Online. Courses start July 3rd and end July 26th.  On-line teacher support daily. June 27, 2024, 4 p.m.
Adult ESL Summer School Adult English Language Learners (language assessment is required – we can help!) 4-week program provides the opportunity for formal language training in the four skill areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. You will complete at least one assessment in each skill area. Classes are offered at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 1 to 8, plus Literacy at both Hill Park Learning Centre (mountain) and City Learning Centre (downtown).  July 2 to 26, 2024. Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 2:05 pm. While spaces are still available


Updated on Thursday, March 14, 2024.
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