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Cultural Arts and Design Certificate Program (CADC)

This CADC program is offered at Peel Alternative School North. This program runs two days a week, and the students work towards four credits per semester. 

 

This program involves blended learning, project-based assessment, community workshops, and career and post-secondary exploration.

 

The main focus of the program is split between two semesters as follows:

 

Semester 1: Digital Media and Communication

provides focused study in media communications and digital design. Students are introduced to post-secondary opportunities, work with community organizations, and develop communication, design, media and technology skills. Students also earn certificates for the workplace and post-secondary application.

 

 

See and print the program flyer for Semester 1 here.

 

Semester 2: Filmmaking and Performance

provides focused study in filmmaking and performance. Students work with community organizations, develop communication skills, plan events, produce media, and performance, and are introduced to post-secondary opportunities. Students may also earn certificates for the workplace and post-secondary application.

 

 

See and print the program flyer for Semester 2 here.

 

 

POST-SECONDARY PATHWAY PREPARATION:

 

CADC Nov CBC (2).JPGSemester 1:

 

Communication, Marketing, Television and Film, Journalism and Broadcast, Information Technology, Game Development, Media Arts, Web Design, Multi-Media, Internet Business, etc.

 

Semester 2:

 

 Performance, Communication, Television and Film, Journalism and Broadcast, Media Arts, etc.

 

 

COURSES:

 

Each semester of the program offers an ENG3C, ENG4C, or EBT4O credit that has most of the course content aligned with the program focus.

 

 Semester 1:

  • ENG3C/4C or EBT4O English and/or Business Communication
  • BTA3O/BTX4C Information and Communication Technology
  • EMS3O Media Studies
  • GLD2O Discovering the Workplace

Semester 2:

  • ENG3C/4C or EBT4O English and/or Business Communication
  • GPP3O Leadership
  • AEA4O Theatrical Performance & Production
  • HSP3M Into to Anthropology,  Psychology, and Sociology

 

SCHEDULE:

 

2013 Rose Midsummers 119.jpgClasses run Mondays and Tuesdays 9-12 and 1-3. Optional lab time is available Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

 

See an example of the timetable here for Semester 1 and Semester 2.

 

 

COMMUNITY:

 

Community partners, project focus, contest participation, and destinations can include:

 

CERTIFICATION:

 

Students who successfully achieve a 70% cummulative average in their courses, as well as participating in 40 hours of community run workshops, completion of a film, performance or web site will receive a certificate.

 

Students who participate in the Brampton Rose Theatre's Shake it Up! Student Shakespeare Festival will receive a certificate from the City of Brampton.

 

POST-GRADUATION PATHS:


Our students have gone on to post-secondary studies in the following:

Contact guidance at Peel Alternative North for more information at 905-455-1225.

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