The intent of Knowledge and Employability courses is to provide students who meet the criteria with opportunities to experience success and become well prepared for employment, further studies,  citizenship and lifelong learning (Knowledge and Employability Courses Policy 1.4.2).

The Knowledge & Employability courses (K & E) are part of a series of courses available to students who meet set criteria of educational and learning needs.  Prior to enrolment in any K & E course, a student must discuss with a Student Services Counsellor the appropriateness of such courses for the educational needs and plans of the student.  In addition, parental consent is a requirement PRIOR to enrolment in such courses.

Note: course offerings and method of instruction will depend upon the number of students enrolling in the courses.  When there are no qualified or interested students, the courses will not be offered

English 10-4*, 20-4, 30-4 (5 credits)

Knowledge and Employability English language arts highlights six language arts—listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing.  Students engage all six language arts as they study texts and as they create their own texts in relevant situations for a variety of purposes and audiences. All of the language arts are interrelated and interdependent; proficiency in one strengthens and supports proficiency in the others.

Mathematics 10-4*, 20-4 (5 credits)

Students use a problem solving approach to complete calculations and solve word problems in everyday home, workplace and community contexts. 

More information on the Mathematics 10 and Mathematics 20 pages.

Science 10-4*, 20-4 (5 credits)

Knowledge and Employability science provides basic science literacy. The courses promote awareness, understanding and the development and application of science skills, knowledge and attitudes for successful living at home, at the workplace and in the community.

More information on the Science 10-4/20-4 (K&E) page.

Social Studies 10-4*, 20-4 (5 credits)

Knowledge and Employability Social Studies provides opportunities for students to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge that will enable them to become engaged, active, informed and responsible citizens.

*May lead to A Certificate of High School Achievement rather than a High School Diploma

Knowledge & Employability (K&E)

The intent of Knowledge and Employability courses is to provide students who meet the criteria with opportunities to experience success and become well prepared for employment, further studies,  citizenship and lifelong learning (Knowledge and Employability Courses Policy 1.4.2).

The Knowledge & Employability courses (K & E) are part of a series of courses available to students who meet set criteria of educational and learning needs.  Prior to enrolment in any K & E course, a student must discuss with a Student Services Counsellor the appropriateness of such courses for the educational needs and plans of the student.  In addition, parental consent is a requirement PRIOR to enrolment in such courses.

Note: course offerings and method of instruction will depend upon the number of students enrolling in the courses.  When there are no qualified or interested students, the courses will not be offered

English 10-4*, 20-4, 30-4 (5 credits)

Knowledge and Employability English language arts highlights six language arts—listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and representing.  Students engage all six language arts as they study texts and as they create their own texts in relevant situations for a variety of purposes and audiences. All of the language arts are interrelated and interdependent; proficiency in one strengthens and supports proficiency in the others.

Mathematics 10-4*, 20-4 (5 credits)

Students use a problem solving approach to complete calculations and solve word problems in everyday home, workplace and community contexts. 

More information on the Mathematics 10 and Mathematics 20 pages.

Science 10-4*, 20-4 (5 credits)

Knowledge and Employability science provides basic science literacy. The courses promote awareness, understanding and the development and application of science skills, knowledge and attitudes for successful living at home, at the workplace and in the community.

More information on the Science 10-4/20-4 (K&E) page.

Social Studies 10-4*, 20-4 (5 credits)

Knowledge and Employability Social Studies provides opportunities for students to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge that will enable them to become engaged, active, informed and responsible citizens.

*May lead to A Certificate of High School Achievement rather than a High School Diploma

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Yesterday we sent a message to all Gr. 10, 11 and 12 families about diploma exams. Diploma exams are cancelled, but under special circumstances, students can request to write a diploma exam. For more info, see info on our website https://t.co/Vt8kke9SuE

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CBE Spring Break runs Mar. 23 – 27 for Traditional Calendar Schools, until Apr. 3 for Modified Calendar Schools. CBE Schools are closed during this time. Students and Staff, enjoy your time off, be safe and take care of yourselves. #WeAreCBE

An important parent message and video regarding continuation of learning for students was posted today. https://t.co/LBNFIPhl7L