Community and Continuing Education, King William Learning Centre
|Early Years Information|
|Early Years Headings||School board, individual school, education or training organization|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Hamilton Central|
|Major Intersection||Wellington St N and King St E|
|Description & Services|
|Description||The King William Learning Centre is an adult learning centre with a number of different programs. Programs available include: |
* Community and Continuing Education:
Adult Day School (ADS),- designed for adults who have not completed their high school education but wish to obtain an Ontario Secondary Diploma.
Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS),- instruction focuses on reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies
English as a Second Language (ESL)- Level 1,2,3, Introuduction to the english language.
* U-Turn - Designed to jumpstart students and get them on the continuing education track quickly and effectively. This is a good preparation course for PLAR (Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition) which upon successful completion provides much needed grade 9 and 10 credits allowing the student to continue high school.
Alternate Education Programs:
* System Alternative Education - A secondary school program for 16-17 year olds with a low credit count (10 or less) and who have not yet met their full potential at school.
* Gateway to safe schools - For expelled students or students with a long-term suspension (6-20 days)
|Dates||School year and some summer programs|
|Areas Served||Hamilton (City of)|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton including Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook, Hamilton and Stoney Creek|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up |
Open to adults of all ages, EI recipients and displaced workers, persons re-entering the work force and resuming their education
|Application||Apply through Hamilton Wentworth District School Board Assessment Centre at 905-521-2554 for ADS, LBS and U-turn programs. ESL direct to King William Learning Centre. SAC - Home school of student fills out the application form.|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario|
|Service Categories||Adult High School Diploma Programs ; Adult Literacy Programs ; Continuation High Schools ; Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs ; English as a Second Language ; GED Instruction|