High School Completion & Transitions
School is about creating life chances for students. The journey to high school completion and successful transitions after school begins the day students enter school and continues until the day they earn their diplomas or certificates.
- Students acquire the competencies needed for a changing and dynamic future.
- Students complete high school making successful transitions to lifelong learning, careers and active citizenship.
- All students from K to 12 are supported with the goal of high school completion and successful transitions.
- Develop and implement a local response to the transformations occurring in education in Alberta including Inspiring Education, Curriculum Redesign and High School Redesign.
- Implement instructional design teachers in schools to develop capacity with teachers to implement cross curricular competencies.
- Implement interventions to increase attendance across all grades.
- Provide relevant and meaningful learning experiences for students.
- Examine career exploration and development activities across K to 12.
- Expand partnerships with post-secondary institutions.
- Provide meaningful engagement within schools for at-risk students.
- High school completion rate of students within three years of entering Grade 10. (AE)
- Annual dropout rate of students aged 14 to 18. (AE)
- High school to post-secondary transition rate of students within six years of entering Grade 10. (AE)
- Students identified with attendance issues. (RDP)
- Survey results specific to high school completion and transitions. (RDP)
- Expulsion rates. (RDP)
- Suspension rates. (RDP)
- Overall agreement that students model the characteristics of active citizenship. (AE)
- Overall agreement that students are taught attitudes and behaviours that will make them successful at work when they finish school. (AE)
- Overall satisfaction with the opportunity for students to receive a broad program of studies, including fine arts, career, technology and health and physical education. (AE)