Civics and Careers
Kent District School Board and EF have partnered to create a wonderful and
unique experiential learning opportunity this coming summer. Students can take
their Civics and Careers course online (and face to face) at the beginning of
July and then students will travel on a tour towards the end of July 2020 and
earn a credit.
A parent information night will be held on Tuesday October 8th at the Chatham Board Office at 6pm and Wednesday October 9th at the Sarnia Board Office at 6pm. Please RSVP to the meeting using this link: www.eftours.ca/creditinfo
Questions about the course can be
directed to LKDSB Secondary Program Consultant Nicole
Beuckelare. Questions about the tour can be addressed to the EF
Traveller Support team at 1-800-263-2806 open weekdays until 8pm.
Traveling to Ottawa, Montreal and New York City. The price
of the program and full itinerary is indicated on the website and includes the optional
protection plan of $105 (but you can opt out of within 30 days). The prices are
based on 35+ students for this tour. The school board has
requested that families pay in full by credit card OR go on the monthly
(or even bi-weekly) payment plan via direct debit which allows you to pay off
the trip until a month prior to the tour.
would like to travel and earn a credit, complete the enrollment page in
the link above. Please remember that spots are limited and enrollment will
be on a first- come, first- served basis.
Taiwan - Cooperative Education
The Lambton Kent District School board, in partnership with Foresight International Education Center offers a 1.0 credit, 2 week long cooperative education opportunity in New Taipei, Taiwan. Students travel to Taiwan to experience the culture, while completing an 80 hour placement in either hospitality, education or manufacturing.
Eligible students must be in grade 11, 12 or 12+. Students travel dates are approximately March 12th - March 30th. Students are responsible for making up work missed for the week of March 23rd - 30th.
An information parent night will occur on October 8th, 6pm at the Chatham Regional Education Centre and on October 9th, 6pm at the Sarnia Education Centre. Please contact Nicole Beuckelare at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or to RSVP to the information session.