Private DL Schools
Anchor Academy (Salmon Arm, BC)
Over the years Anchor Academy has been privileged to serve literally thousands of student. A number of these have achieved amazing academic milestones, winning prestigious awards and scholarships. For this we are deeply grateful. However, our greatest joy is when our students have it in their heart “to love and serve Jesus Christ”!
ASCEND Online School (Cache Creek, BC)
Our vision at ASCEND is to build a community, both on-line and in person, of families and individuals dedicated to promoting a life in Christ through faith, family, and education. Raised in the power of the Holy Spirit’s sacramental presence, we prepare our families to be “lights onto the world” by our life rooted in Christ’s Love!
Bulkley Valley Christian Distributed Learning School (Smithers, BC)
We are a Distributed Learning program, operated by the Bulkley Valley Christian School offering a Christ-centred program to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
CHEK Across BC (Nelson, BC)
CHEKABC is a “schooling at home” program committed to historic Christianity on which Western Civilization was founded. It is a program distinguished by flexibility and choice and serves the larger Christian community through Christian BC certified teachers who provide either personalized or online service. The program accommodates the different educational philosophies that are found among those who choose to school at home. It is designed, according to parent choice, for different learning styles. CHEKABC adapts to the special learning needs of the individual student, to meet the goals that parents have for their children.
CHeS Christian Homelearners eStreams School (Grindrod, BC)
Whether you are old friends or new acquaintances, we invite you to explore our website – to ponder, to consider, to discover what we have to offer you. We want to ignite in you a renewed sense of wonder, purpose, and appreciation for your own home learning journey.
The mission of Fawkes Academy is to provide individualized educational programs for children/adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other complex developmental disabilities. Operating under the authority of GABA® Children’s Society, Fawkes will use the most effective, scientifically validated instruction to maximize the development of each student’s communication and language, social, academic and life/independence skills. Our philosophy is that every child is unique, every child is valued and every child can learn. We believe that effective and efficient teaching and behaviour management, provided by skilled individuals, will enable each student to achieve to the fullest extent of his/her individual abilities.
We understand that our students learn best when their education is tailored to their interests, abilities, and needs. Every home-educator’s needs are different, thus we have three design options to accommodate those differences.As being a Ministry funded program, we are accountable to the Provincial Learning Outcomes (PLO’s), but we offer a flexible approach maintaining your educational philosophy while meeting the PLO’s in ways that suit your family’s method of learning.
Welcome to iLearn Distributed Learning (iLearn DL), a Grade 8 to 12 Ministry-approved school transforming learning for the 21st century. Our courses are delivered in a blended format, combining face-to-face and online learning in a thoughtful way.
Kleos Open Learning (DL) is a leader in personalized learning and special education. We develop quality academic programs for students in grades K-12 by assessing a student’s learning style, and then incorporating learning style profile results into his or her academic program. We believe each student is one-of-a kind, not one of many. This core belief shapes our learning community and philosophy of education.
Oak and Orca Bioregional School is located in Victoria, BC Canada. With programs for home learners, two small school houses, summer programs, a program for 3-5 year olds, and daily Out of School Care, Oak and Orca is a place that is always full of life. We are committed to providing quality programs with an environmental perspective and choices for children.
Pacific Spirit School, (Based in Vancouver, BC)
Pacific Spirit School (PSS) is the flagship program of the New Learning Society which supports children in developing the foundations they need to live genuinely fulfilling lives. PSS is an inclusive, independent, K-7 school located at Jericho Hill Center, a parkland setting adjacent to Jericho Beach in Point Grey. We offer a small class environment where the BC Core Curriculum is met or exceeded.
Pathways Academy is a fully-accredited Christian school serving K-12 students in all regions of BC. Our BC-certified teachers deliver courses at no cost to BC residents. The school recently changed its name from Diversity by Design DL Academy to Pathways Academy. Pathways Academy excels in creating collaborated, personalized, one-of-a-kind learning experiences. Whether students learn with ease or face the challenge of learning differences, Pathways can help with the journey. We meet each student right where they are, identify their strengths and challenges then together map out possible routes to their goals. Where assistance is needed, we do all we can to provide it. Pathways’ flexible learning program, complemented by community opportunities, a variety of learning and assessment strategies, and forward-thinking educational research helps students realize their educational and personal potential.
Regent Christian Online Academy has developed educational tools to meet every need you may have as a schooling-at-home family. We understand that home-based learning is unique in its timetable and delivery, and we will therefore work together with you to design a program to fit with what works with the unique dynamics of your family. We also provide weekly community classes and highschool activities, they create an environment for group learning, promote community between families and with the school, and provide opportunities for specialized instruction.
SelfDesign is a learner-directed, enthusiasm-based educational methodology. SelfDesign K – 12 seek to co-inspire wonder, joy and integrity in all learning experiences and relationships. Our various programs enable authentic self-discovery and reflect respect for the rights of all learners, young and old, to assume responsibility for their own learning paths.
At TLA, we believe that you, the parent, are your child’s primary educator and that you know your child best. We support your choices and goals for your child’s learning and recognize that your child is a unique individual. We consider it a privilege to partner with you in their educational journey.
For over 20 years, Valley Christian School has supported and encouraged home schooling families all across BC in providing quality Christian education for their children. We’re still doing that today. If you are just starting and have lots of questions, we can help you get started. We even have a stock of workbooks, textbooks, and readers which you can borrow or purchase. If you are a seasoned home schooler and all you want is to register and be on your own, that’s fine too. We have a number of experienced home schoolers on staff to help you in any way we can. Give us a call if you’d like more information.
Established in 1922, Vancouver College is the only all boys, independent Catholic school in British Columbia. Vancouver College is served by the Congregation of Christian Brothers and held in trust and operated by Vancouver College Limited. As a faith and learning community, our mission is to educate boys and young men from diverse backgrounds in the tradition of Blessed Edmund Rice. At the core of Vancouver College is a community of Christian Brothers and dedicated lay educators motivated by a spirit of faith and zeal.
West Coast Adventist DL School (Williams Lake, BC)
Founded in 2006, West Coast Adventist School is part of the Seventh-day Adventist educational system. This educational system is the largest protestant education system in the world and has been in existence for over a century. We draw on this experience and combine that with new technology to enable us to bring to you Adventist Christian education no matter where you live in British Columbia or the world. Given the SDA education philosophy of recognizing the role of parents as the primary educators of their children, this school could be a natural fit. For SDA parents, many of whom want an Adventist component in their home educational program, it makes sense that the Distributed Learning option be offered. We are pleased to be offering the Kindergarten to Grade 12 programs. These programs are fully accredited with the British Columbia Ministry of Education.
YouLearn.ca (Oliver, BC)
We are a non-traditional school which offers continuing education (courses delivered by attending one of our centres) and distance learning where you can study from home via our online learning network. We serve the needs of students throughout our local communities of Keremeos, Osoyoos and Oliver and FAR BEYOND!
Public DL Schools
AVS: Abbostford Virtual School (Abbostford, BC)
Abbotsford Virtual School is a Distributed Learning school that provides educational programs for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students and Adults. AVS is a part of School District #34 (Abbotsford) supporting learners throughout BC. Our staff actively supports each student in developing an educational plan, providing resources, regular tutoring and on-going assessment.
Access New West (New Westminster, BC)
New Westminster VirtualSchool is an innovative online school that offers a variety of teacher-led online distance courses to students in British Columbia. We are part of Community Education in School District 40 (New Westminster). We are one of the most experienced online centres in British Columbia, having delivered courses over the Internet to students since 1999. Our teachers have extensive experience designing and leading online courses and we have created many of our own courses, ‘from the ground up’.
Arrow Lakes Distributed Learning School (Nakusp, BC)
The Bulkley Valley Education Connection is a distributed learning program offered by School District 54 (Bulkley Valley) to parents and students who are seeking an alternative to classroom based instruction for kindergarten to Grade 12 students. Teachers will work with parents and students to design a program suited to each individual student. Students enrolled in a distributed learning program usually take their educational program from home. They may enroll full-time or part-time or they may combine a distributed learning program with classroom-based instruction.
Burnaby Online makes it easy to get a quality education no matter where you live or where you go. Learners and parents work with the online options provided by the Burnaby School District to meet the individual needs of each of our students.
CHOICES is a Distributed Learning school operating out of SD70 in the Alberni Valley. We are similar to what is traditionally referred to as a distance education school, however, given our focus on the needs of students in School District #70, we really aren’t that distant! Our teachers work in Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Tofino, Hot Springs Cove, Ditidaht, Esowista, Opitsaht and Ittatsoo providing an academic alternative to traditional schooling.
ConnectEd is a teacher-led Distributed Learning and Continuing Education Programme which provides options for students who prefer to learn at home with the support of a parent or facilitator or who require time-tabling flexibility. In addition, this programme is available to Adult Students looking to upgrade or achieve high school / adult graduation. ConnectEd offers an array of academic courses, as well as some elective options.
Courses can be started at various points throughout the year and are delivered mainly online. For students in grades ten through twelve, a full course load is offered as well as guidance regarding course options available through ConnectEd.
Join us and experience technology-enabled learning today! High School Credit courses are free to most BC High School students and adults! We offer a variety of ways to meet your learning needs.
Distance Education is a method of instruction that relies primarily on indirect communication between students and teachers, including internet or other electronic-based delivery, teleconferencing or correspondence. Distance Eduction Program provides another choice for learning within the current system. DEP takes place outside of the regular classrooms typically when a student is at a distance from the teacher and the regular school programs. Students may opt for distributed learning due to scheduling conflicts for required courses or sometimes because of learning preferences. Students in DEP programs have increased flexibility in determining their academic schedule as school calendars are not bound by time and space.
We offer a wide variety of courses designed to meet a wide range of needs. You can expect that by enrolling in an online course through the Delta School District that you will receive a rich educational experience taught by highly qualified teaching staff. Online curriculum will be supported by frequent communication through a variety of electronic means and if you are in the BC Lower Mainland area, by optional face-to-face communication as well. Online learning offers students opportunities to access good instructional materials that fully meets the provincial learning outcomes using technologies that provide access at times and places convenient to students.