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Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Adult Education Program

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Description
Provides alternative education for adult community members to obtain a high school diploma

Program objectives are as follows:
  • Enable students to obtain secondary school credit courses in their home community
  • Provide an alternative way to earn a provincial high school diploma (Ontario Secondary School Diploma OSSD)
  • Promote First Nations culture
Program offers:
  • A wide range of course selection delivered through Independent Learning Courses (ILCs), the Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program, Basic Skills upgrading, life skills and field trips
  • Academic counselling and referrals to appropriate agencies as needed
  • Participation in the mandatory Ontario Secondary Student Literacy Test (OSSLT) program
Student services can include:
  • All necessary school supplies
  • Counselling for post-secondary education planning
  • Individual career planning with Ontario Works representative
  • Transportation for any student living out of a reasonable walking range to program through Ontario Works
  • Subsidized childcare, only for the hours a student is in school through Ontario Works
Hours of Operation
Mon
0800 - 1600
Tue
0800 - 1600
Wed
0800 - 1600
Thu
0800 - 1600
Fri
0800 - 1600

Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Classes: Mon-Fri 2:30 pm-9:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve wishing to obtain an Ontario Secondary School diploma (OSSD) and/or upgrade education
  • Student must be 22 years of age or older to register and have been out of school for a minimum of 6 months
Application Process
Registration required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Completed registration required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
February 12, 2021