school credit for sport

… The Nova Scotia government has approved eight new organizations to the Personal Development Credit, which allows high school students to earn either a half or full credit for their involvement in activities outside school. …

Gymnastics Nova Scotia, Italian Language School, Nova Scotia Equestrian Federation, Cadance Academy in New Minas, Lifesaving Society of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association, Nova Scotia Scouts Canada and Skate Canada Nova Scotia have been added to the list, bringing the total number of organizations involved in the program from four to 12.

“We realty wanted to make a credit available to recognize the work they do outside of school is recognized as part of their education,” says Jennex. …

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#1 Jim rand on 11.22.13 at 6:01 pm

Pei also has an external sport credit. National team members or Canada games”excellence” athletes can receive 2 full elective credits over 3 years of high school. It can be retroactive. We are also pursuing a compulsory external credit – could be sport,music,cadets,arts,etc

#2 coach Rick on 11.24.13 at 8:26 pm

Thanks Jim.

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