Independent Directed Studies (IDS)

An IDS course provides students who have an interest or passion with the unique opportunity to pursue this subject in greater depth and receive grade 10, 11 or 12 credits towards graduation.

  • Allows students to pursue curriculum in greater depth through research and project development
  • Earn Additional credits outside timetable
  • Develop skills to prepare for post-secondary and future career/employment
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills

How do I apply for an IDS course?

Students identify a focus area of interest and meet with their school’s IDS advisor about the program requirements. They will then need to find a mentor (teacher, parent, community member) who can commit to providing guidance and support to enable them to complete the specified learning outcomes of the course.

For more information, please contact the career centre