The Path to Post Secondary Education

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The Path from Secondary to Post Secondary Education Transition How does a high school student know that he or she is ready to enter college? How do parents know their children are academically, mentally and emotionally ready for this transition? It is a question that has no definitive answer but does however have a basic theory that can’t be ignored. Preparing our children to enter college and to determine their career path can be a daunting task. The transition for students from high school to college really begins with the first taught lesson, the first hug, the first word and a collaborative effort; throughout a child’s lifetime we as a community pave the road to higher education. The path from secondary to post secondary…show more content…
The under achieving schools will be required to incorporate flexible learning programs or increased learning time plans in an effort to assist under achieving students in their college preparation throughout secondary education. Educational focus is shifting its direction to interactive learning and the hands on knowledge needed to support the economical trend we are facing world wide; much like the method parents use to teach their children preparing them for life. It is not about how many hours he or she attends school rather it’s about engagement with learning, it’s not about how hard the lessons are if they don’t understand the first one or about the intelligence quota of the average of two hundred students. It is about the support system that begins at birth and continues throughout a child’s life through family, friends and trusted authorities. It is about relationships that are forged for the collective good of that individual creating a confidence that can’t be
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