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Jenison Global - Scotland Business Program

Scotland Business Program

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Jenison Global - Scotland Business Program

With internal accreditation and center approval by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), a government awarding body of Scotland, students may earn direct college credit while enrolled at Jenison.  By following the outlined pathways of business courses in grades 9-12, students are afforded the opportunity to obtain a year-one college degree in Scotland, known as a Higher National Certificate.

Traditional and Online Courses

Students within the Jenison Global - SQA Program may take a combination of traditional and online courses, along with a summer study abroad opportunity to successfully complete their HNC.  This distinctive program provides a diverse exposure to international business and industry.

SQA Student Data Entry and Tracking

Jenison High School Administration is responsible for all SQA student data entry and tracking throughout the school year, uploading course outcomes into the U.K. database.  Additionally, JHS ensures all necessary accreditation conditions are maintained annually, while also working with teaching staff to stay current with SQA assessments and requirements each semester.

Important Dates

Important Dates for SQA Seniors

  • Preparation for the Business Graded Unit 1 Assessment will take place in early May 2021.
  • The Business Graded Unit 1 Assessment 3 Hour Examination will take place in May 2021 during School hours, after the AP exams.
  • The deadline for all second semester assessments to be submitted is Friday, May 1, 2021 by 3:00pm to the assigned teacher.  This includes all remediation.

Important Dates for SQA Students Grades 9 - 11

  • The deadline for all second semester assessments to be submitted is Friday, May 15, 2021 by 3:00pm to the assigned teacher.
  • The deadline for any corrections or remediation is Wednesday, June 3, 2021 by 3:00pm to the assigned teacher.  All grades are final and submitted to Scotland on this date!

Fall 2020 Induction/Orientation
For new SQA Candidates/Students, Fall Induction will take place in November.  Attendance is mandatory.

Requirements

  • Enrolled full-time at Jenison Public Schools (JHS or JIA)
  • Entering 9th or 10th grade as of September 2020
  • Interest in Business as a career pathway
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Commitment to a program of study (2-3 years) in high school, including one (1) summer course requirement for Business Law / HR Management
  • Complete application and reference forms submitted by deadline

Note:  Students applying to the Jenison Global - SQA program must do so prior to taking and completing any of the required business courses; the international credit is earned concurrently with each Jenison business course.
Jenison SQA Center accreditation, along with delivery of standards and assessments is done so with full approval of the Jenison Board of Education and/or Designee.

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