College District 47 receives designation from BC Ministry of Training and Baby Care
Powell River Board of Training (College District 47) has introduced that it has been chosen by BC Ministry of Training and Baby Care to grow to be a provincial on-line studying faculty (POLS).
Based on a media launch from the college district, as of September 2023, solely a particular group of college districts within the province will be capable of supply a wide range of packages and programs to all college students in BC, irrespective of the place they stay. Solely provincial on-line studying faculties will be capable of cross enrol or out-of-district enrol college students for on-line studying.
The discharge acknowledged that provincial modifications to on-line studying and the method to grow to be an official POLS have been in progress for the previous few years and required an official expression of curiosity by faculty districts, which was then adopted by an unbiased panel evaluation.
“We’re extraordinarily proud to be chosen as one of many provincial on-line studying faculties,” acknowledged Jay Yuletide, superintendent for the native board of training. “Our district’s on-line studying faculty, Companions in Training (PIE), began in 2003 and has grown to over 1,100 college students in three totally different campuses.
“Our document of service supporting personalised on-line and blended studying for all college students, together with these with various talents and disabilities, has made us a useful associate to college students for nearly 20 years, and we stay up for persevering with to design, develop and ship progressive packages to advertise learner success.”
Subsequent steps within the course of embody signing a ministerial settlement within the fall, collaborating within the governance and operations efforts, in addition to the accountability and high quality assurance framework.
College District 47 serves a pupil inhabitants of simply over 3,000 college students. There are six elementary faculties (kindergarten to grade seven), one secondary faculty (grades eight to 12), and Companions in Training (PIE) – the web studying faculty, with campuses in Powell River, Comox Valley and Bowen Island, with greater than 1,100 college students from kindergarten to grade 12.
The varsity district has many packages accessible that present selection and alternate options to answer the range of pupil wants, in response to the discharge.