Gravenhurst AAEC2018-08-09T14:13:41+00:00

Gravenhurst

The Gravenhurst Adult & Alternate Education Centre is located in the Municipality of Muskoka and offers a variety of programs including Day School, Co-operative Education, Dual Credit, Continuous Intake (Online Courses & In-Class), and PLAR and Maturity Credits.  Supported by caring and dedicated teachers, students will achieve their goals and be on the path towards a successful graduation.

Encouraging lifetime learning for all ages. Students age 16 and over can earn credits or upgrade skills in any of our six Adult and Alternate Education Centres. Complete a high school diploma, pursue a personal interest, explore new career options, or expand your knowledge and skills in a welcoming environment.  We are located in Bracebridge, Fenelon Falls, Gravenhurst, Haliburton, Huntsville and Lindsay.

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Co-operative Education is offered from September to June of each year and allows students who are employed in a paid or unpaid position the opportunity to earn one (1) high school credit for every 110 hours of work.

Course Eligibility

To be eligible for Co-operative Education, students must be at least 16 years of age.

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Dual Credits give secondary school students the opportunity to sample college and gain credits in both secondary school and college. Dual Credits give students the opportunity to sample post-secondary education, work in college labs, experience a new environment, and build their confidence.

Students at the Adult & Alternate Education Centres are eligible to take Dual Credit Courses at Fleming College and Georgian College.

Course Eligibility

To be eligible for Dual Credit, students must be between 17 and 19 years of age.

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Online credit courses can be completed from home or at any of the six Adult & Alternate Education Centres between September and June of each year.

Course Eligibility

To be eligible for Online Courses, students must be at least 16 years of age.

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Return, Earn and Learn (REAL) Program allows students to earn credits towards their high school diploma at their own pace. Students may work out of course booklets with the assistance of a teacher in-class.

Course Eligibility

To be eligible for the Return, Earn and Learn (REAL) Program, students must be at least 16 years of age.

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The Day School program runs Monday to Friday, mornings only from September to June of each year. The Adult & Alternate Education Centre runs on six week blocks, which allow students to earn a credit in the same amount of time. 

Course Eligibility

To be eligible for Day School, students must be at least 16 years of age.

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Maturity credits may be awarded to students who entered Grade 9 prior to September 1999. Students may be eligible to receive equivalency credits from their work and life experience.

How many maturity credits can I earn?
Students may be eligible for up to 12 maturity credits.

Do I have to complete any courses?
A mature student must still complete a minimum of four Grade 11 or Grade 12 credits after becoming a mature student. These credits must include a senior English. Students will also undergo a maturity credit assessment which will tell how many more credits are needed.

How do I qualify for a mature ​​​student assessment?
Students will complete a Maturity Credit Assessment Form at the Bracebridge Adult & Alternate Education Centre. Students are required to provide a copy of their resume and last school transcript.

Maturity Credits Availability: Year-Round (Continuous Intake)

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Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) is a faster way for Mature Students to acquire credits towards their high school diploma. The PLAR program can grant credits based on life and work experience as well as grant equivalent credits for the successful completion of assessments in English, Math, Science, Geography and History.

Course Eligibility
To be eligible for PLAR, students must:

  • Be at least 18 years old on or before December 31 of the school year;
  • Enrolled in a secondary school credit program for the purpose of obtaining an OSSD;
  • Have been out of school for a period of at least one year before returning as an adult;
  • Students must have fewer than 26 credits; and
  • Students must earn their final four credits.
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Currently Co-operative Education is the only program offered for Summer School and is available in July of each year. Summer School allows students who are employed in a paid or unpaid position the opportunity to earn one (1) or two (2) high school credits for every 110 hours of work.

Course Eligibility

To be eligible for Summer School, students must be at least 16 years of age.

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