Anchored Education

CREDIT SYSTEM AT ANCHORED EDUCATION

AN EASY EXPLANATION

WHAT IS

IT?

A ‘credit’ is a term used to represent the time and work allocated to a course throughout an academic term or academic year.

HOW DOES IT

WORK?

A credit system prescribes the minimum number of credits a learner must complete to earn a passing/qualification status in a particular course or grade.

CREDIT

RECOVERY

Credit Recovery is only available for specific High School courses. High School learners have the opportunity to redo a course on Credit Recovery, enabling them to complete their course at an accelerated pace.

Credit to credit hour conversion table

Phases

Credit to credit hour conversion for core subjects

Credit to credit hour conversion for elective / language subjects

Elementary (Grades 1-5)

1 credit = 120 hours

1 credit = 120 hours

Middle (Grades 6-8)

1 credit = 120 hours
1/2 credit = 60 hours

1 credit = 120 hours
1/2 credit = 60 hours

 High (Grades 9-12)

1 credit = 120 hours
1/2 credit = 60 hours

1 credit = 120 hours
1/2 credit = 60 hours

Anchored Education: Level-wise credit distribution

Phases

Minimum number of core subjects / electives per academic year

Annual academic course credit completion requirement (minimum)

Total credit in entire level (minimum)

Elementary (Grades 1-5)

Grade 1 – 3.25
Grade 2 – 3.25
Grade 3 – 3.75
Grade 4 – 4
Grade 5 – 4.25

Grade 1 – 3.25
Grade 2 – 3.25
Grade 3 – 3.75
Grade 4 – 4
Grade 5 – 4.25

18.5

Middle (Grades 6-8)

6 (total 6 credits)

6

18

 High (Grades 9-12)

6 (total 6 credits)

6

24

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