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Rainbow Schools offer opportunities to earn new credits this summer

Rainbow District School Board will offer opportunities for students to earn new credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma this summer, including Summer School Co-operative Education, e-Learning and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OSSLC).

Summer School Co-operative Education

Summer Co-operative Education students can obtain one, two or three new Co-operative Education credit(s).

In-person Co-op credits will be available in July and August for students who require a placement and for students who already have a paid or unpaid placement where the employer has agreed to monitor.

Students are asked to contact their school Guidance Counsellor to discuss options if they already have or need a Co-op placement for the summer.

Students wishing to obtain one or two credits must register for the session that runs from Monday, July 4, 2022 to Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

Students wishing to obtain an additional credit must register for the session that runs from Monday, August 8, 2022 to Friday, August 26, 2022.

Students registering for Summer Co-op must include a credit counselling summary from their current school so that the proper Co-op course codes can be applied.

Students are responsible for providing their own transportation to their placements.

Summer e-Learning Program

Secondary students can obtain one new Grade 11 or 12 credit in English through the Summer e-Learning Program. Grade 10 Civics and Careers courses are also available.

Courses will run from Monday, July 4, 2022 to Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Students will require a reliable computer with Internet access to enroll in the Summer e-Learning Program.

Students must register no later than Friday, June 17, 2022 with a Guidance Counsellor at their home school.

Courses will run subject to sufficient enrolment and teacher availability.

Summer Literacy Course – OSSLC

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OSSLC) is being offered as a new credit course through e-Learning for students in Rainbow Schools.

The OSSLC course will run from Monday, July 4, 2022 to Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

Students will need reliable computer and Internet access to enrol in the OSSLC.

Students must register no later than Friday, June 17, 2022 with a Guidance Counsellor at their home school.

The course will run subject to sufficient enrolment and teacher availability.

To learn more, visit rainbowschools.ca.

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Media Contact:

Nicole Charette, Senior Advisor,
Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning,
Rainbow District School Board, 705-674-3171, ext. 7217.