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ERIC Number: ED502409
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 204
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program 2007-2008
British Columbia Ministry of Education
This 2007-2008 manual, "Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program," has been approved by the British Columbia Minister of Education on July 18, 2007 for the purpose of setting out graduation requirements. The handbook outlines procedures for efficiently sharing student data between schools and the Ministry of Education, and answers questions pertaining to provincial examinations. It supports the work of both educators and the Ministry's Assessment Branch, which works with schools to produce transcripts and administer provincial exams. Ongoing liaison and information exchanges are vital to the timely production of accurate data. Following an Introduction, this manual contains seven chapters: (1) Provincial Examinations; (2) Earning Credits in the Graduation Program; (3) Graduation Requirements; (4) Student Credentials; (5) Scholarships and Awards; (6) Data Exchange; and (7) Adjudication. The manual also contains Important Notes and Changes for 2007/08 and Graduation Program Examination Schedule and Examination Session Information. Appended are: (A) Forms; (B) Procedures for Conducting Program Examinations; (C) Calculation of the Standard Error of Measurement (SEM); and (D) TRAX Unit Requirements from Offshore Schools. An index to this manual is included.
British Columbia Ministry of Education. P.O. Box 9146, Station Provincial Government, Victoria, BC V8W 9H1, Canada. Tel: 1-888-879-1166; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, British Columbia
Identifiers - Location: Canada