Academic Skills Courses
Study Skills Workshop
This workshop is designed to help students improve their study skills. The workshop is also activity based and will give students the chance to participate and learn through practice.
Principles and Techniques of Research - CSEC/ Advanced
This course seeks to expose students to the skills and techniques necessary for doing School Based Assessment (SBA) research projects in economics, history, geography, principles of business, social studies and other CSEC® subjects. It covers the essential CXC guidelines, which require the student to conduct research as well as draw informed inferences and conclusions based on their research. Students will be exposed to each component of the research process, as well as qualitative and quantitative research designs. Procedures for finding and assessing sources and the creation of effective search strategies will be discussed. Students will be given exercises and practices that will reinforce the course content.
This course includes the core content found in Principals and Techniques of Research - CSEC Level but also spends time focusing on error analysis, statistical methods, hypothesis testing and regression models at it applies to individual student needs.
This cross curricular course seeks to improve a students fluency, comfort and comprehension when reading. Material is selected for their appropriate age as well as across their curriculum. Students are exposed to strategies that once applied will make them more confident and successful readers regardless of what they are reading!