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820: Locally Developed Courses

Date: July 24, 2020

Responsible Administrator: Associate Superintendent Education Services

 

PURPOSE

Sturgeon Public Schools believes that locally developed courses meet specific educational needs of students.

PROCESS

The Associate Superintendent,Education Services, is responsible for locally developed courses offered in schools.

PROCEDURE

1. Learning resources to be used in any locally developed course shall be selected in accordance with all policies, regulations and Administrative Procedures.

2. Revalidation of locally developed courses shall take place in accordance with Alberta Education regulations and is the responsibility of the school principal.

3. The Principal of a school shall ensure that any locally developed course has the approval of boththe Board and the Minister of Education before the course is offered in a school.

 

References:

Education Act: Sections 18(1), 53(2)

Guide to Education: Locally Developed Courses

Alberta Education Policy 1.2.1 –Locally Developed/Acquired and Authorized Junior and Senior High School Complementary Courses