Off Campus Education programs are designed to enrich the educational experiences of students and allow them to discover and investigate a variety of career opportunities. (Excerpts from Off-Campus Education Handbook)
- This program allows students to earn high school credits from on-the-job work experiences.
- Students gain practical experience as they apply and expand their knowledge, skills and attitudes in contexts that will assist them in making wise decisions regarding their future education, training and employment upon leaving senior high school and allow for the smooth transition from school to work and/or post-secondary studies.
- Community partnerships are developed to enhance student learning experiences by facilitating connections between students and experts or employers in areas of career interest.
- Students are responsible for being accepted as an employee, apprentice or volunteer in a workplace and must meet all of the employers or workplace expectations.
- May include either paid employment or volunteer activities.
In Alberta, there are a variety of off-campus education courses and programs. Palliser Regional Schools through our online school, Palliser Beyond Borders, gives the opportunity for students to learn and earn "beyond borders."
- Students can earn credits beyond the brick and mortar building by working "off campus" in the community under the supervison of a Palliser Teacher, our Off Campus Coordinator, and approved work site.
- Students earn credit beyond the 8:30-3:30 regular school schedule by learning and earning in the community.
Students registered in any high school within Palliser Regional Schools can earn credits through Palliser Beyond Borders for the following programs: