What is the K12 Program :The K-12 programme covers kindergarten and 12 years of basic education (six years of primary education, four years of lower secondary school and two years of upper secondary school) to provide sufficient time to master concepts and skills, develop learners throughout life and prepare graduates for higher education, intermediate skills development, employment and entrepreneurship.
The K12 program: Pre-KG To K12 :At the Canadian international School - Morocco, the scholar program follows the K12 program of education, one of the best educational programs in the world, based on Free and critical thinking in addition to Growing assessment which inspires growth on both academic and character levels. As it is shown on the graph on top the K12 Program starts from Kindergarten or AKA KG, at the Canadian International School- Morocco, the program starts from the Pre-KG up to KG2, and then the K levels going from K1 = G1 to K12 = G12. .
Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Literacy Test :
Ontario curriculum requires 110 hours of class per credit. This can be accomplished through a variety of assignments, instruction, independent work, and project-based learning.
To earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) you must:
•earn 18 compulsory credits (courses you must take)
•earn 12 optional credits (courses you get to choose)
•complete 40 hours of community involvement activities
•complete the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) requirement .
The Credits System (OSSD):Credit is 110 hours worth of studies in a certain or particular subject, every grade has specific credits that needs completion during the K8 to K12 school levels ( High School) There are two kinds of credits in the OSSD, Compulsory and optional: For example a Grade requires the following .
|Subject Area||Number of Compulsory Credits|
|English* (1 credit per grade)||4|
|French as a second language||1|
|Mathematics (at least 1 credit in Grade 11 or 12)||3|
|Health and physical education||1|
Student must complete one credit from each group:
Group 1: 1 additional credit in English/French/international languages/ Social sciences and the humanities
Group 2: 1 additional credit in health and physical education/ Business studies/Arts/French
Group 3: 1 additional credit in science (Grade 11 or 12)/Computer Studies/ Technological education (Grades 9 to 12) / French