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Definition of A Credit
A credit is granted in recognition of the successful completion of that has been scheduled for a minimum of 110 hours. Credits are granted by the Principal on behalf of the Minister of Education. A half-credit may be granted for a 55-hour part of a 110 hour Ministry-developed course. Half-credit courses must comply with Ministry requirements as outlined in the curriculum policy documents.

For the purpose of granting a credit, "scheduled time" is defined as the time during which students participate in planned learning activities designed to lead to the achievement of the curriculum expectations of a course. Planned learning activities include interaction between the teacher and the student and assigned individual or group work (other than homework) related to the achievement of the learning expectations in the course.