Explore High Skills (EHS) is a Peel District School Board pathway program that allows secondary schools with Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs to offer a unique specialized program choice for grade 9 and 10 students. The program will open with grade 9 only during the 2016-17 school year. Starting September 2016, grade 9 students will have the opportunity to participate in one of the EHS programs at any of the following schools:
|Explore High Skills Programs 2015-16||Secondary school|
|Arts and Culture|
Harold M. Brathwaite
|Construction and Engineering||Meadowvale|
|Health and Wellness||Mississauga|
|Hospitality and Tourism|
|Information and Communications Technology|
|Justice, Community Safety and Emergency Services||Harold M. Brathwaite |
EHS is a specialized program with unique learning experiences designed to engage grade 9 students as they transition to high school. Students can focus their learning on an area of interest as they build self-confidence and learn essential skills. Through experiential learning and certification programs, students develop a sense of belonging in their school community.
There are no program fees and no application fees associated with EHS programs. Busing will not be provided. This sector-based program is available to grade 9 students at all skill levels and in all pathways.
Grade 8 students/families can apply online or get additional information at www.peelschools.org/ExploreHighSkills. The application is open from Jan. 4 to 22, 2016.