|Our Services - Academic Partnerships|
The Academic Partnerships Department is responsible for the implementation of the School/College/Work initiative which is a cooperative effort of the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) and the Committee of College Presidents (COP) and is jointly funded by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
We are a member of the PASS Regional Planning Team which serves as a coordinating body for the SCWI initiatives in Eastern Ontario. Our department works closely with our partner school boards: The Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, the Ottawa Catholic School Board, the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board, the Renfrew County School Board, and the Upper Canada District School Board in providing opportunities for faculty, teachers and administrators to work together for student success.
In addition, we collaborate with two community partners, OCRI (Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation) and Vitesse Re-Skilling Canada Inc. and together we provide learning opportunities for educators and students.
Activities and forums are offered for students, teachers, faculty and parents. Some of these learning opportunities include: open house, career samplers, navigating college life for Aboriginal students, skills camps, high school teachers and college faculty working together on program delivery, pathway partnerships for Specialty High Skills Majors (SHSM) students, trade fairs and many others.
Through our department we facilitate the Dual Credit program. Students apply for dual credit programs through their local high school guidance office and have the opportunity to:
Support the Learning to 18 mandate of the Ministry of Education which includes: