Easter Closure

ADLC will be closed on Friday, April 10, 2020 and Monday, April 13 for Easter break. We reopen on Tuesday, April 14. View full details

COVID-19: Accessing ADLC Resources

With the emergence of COVID-19, we would like to remind you that we provide free access to course resources to all schools in the province. View full details

News

Regarding Continuity of Education

ADLC is well positioned to support teachers and students in the Continuity of Education. ADLC is guided by these two documents: Continuity of student learning and content delivery Q & A:  Education Continuity Plan: COVID-19  As was announced March 15 and until further notice, students are no longer allowed to attend in-school classes. Since then,...
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Exemplary Teacher Award – Laura McCartney

Congratulations Laura! "Laura McCartney is a Languages Teacher at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). A strong advocate for her students, Laura always puts the welfare of her students first, providing them with the best possible learning experience. She is constantly challenging her students as they learn new languages! “We are grateful to have Laura...

Diploma Exam Exemptions & Supervision of ADLC Exams

Regarding Diploma Exam Exemptions In order for students enrolled in Student Instruction (SI) with ADLC to be exempted from diploma exams, they must be registered to write the diploma exam. The registration deadline for the June writing period is April 9th. Please be certain to review your list ensuring that all students are registered. *NEW*...
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Cancelled: Planning Ahead Sessions

“Planning Ahead” face-to-face sessions were scheduled to occur between April 21 and May 5, 2020 in various locations across Alberta. These sessions had been designed to support your experience with ADLC Student Instruction and Teacher Support services. Since then, Alberta Health Services has implemented measures to help prevent further spread of COVID-19, including restrictions on...
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Student Instruction (SI) Registrations Reopened until April 15

ADLC continues to adapt to the needs of educators as the COVID-19 situation continues. After having temporarily suspended registrations pending further information, we are now able to reopen all Student Instruction (SI) courses. The new deadline to register a student in SI is April 15, 2020. Exceptions may apply to graduating students. Students will still be expected...
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Advice from Successful ADLC Students

This article was prepared for ADLC’s March newsletter. The newsletter is delayed, but we felt this story would be helpful nevertheless.  To put it mildly, a lot has changed since our last newsletter. We told you then about the experience of distance learning from the perspective of an ADLC Distance Education (DE) teacher. We planned...
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SIS Change: Ordering Consumable Materials Without Student Enrollment

Edited March 23, 2020 Starting today, March 20, partner school Super Users have the ability to order consumable Teachers Support (TS) materials in the ADLC Student Information System (SIS) without registering a student. These materials will be shipped to the school. The fees for these materials are charged on a cost recovery basis. See our...
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COVID-19: Message from Principal Kaplan

March 19, 2020 Greetings, I wanted to reach out on behalf of all ADLC staff to let you know that we are here to support you during this unique, challenging, uncertain, and complex time. We know that student coursework may not be at the top of your list of priorities. Be assured that we are...

MLA van Dijken visits ADLC

Glenn van Dijken, the (UCP) MLA for Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock accepted our invitation to visit the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) campus in Barrhead on March 13, 2020. The purpose of the meeting was to increase MLA van Dijken’s knowledge about ADLC operations, so he might influence the Minister of Education’s decisions regarding the delivery of distance...

COVID-19: ADLC Supports Schools with Homebound Students

ADLC supports your students in your schools, and we also help when your students can’t attend school or choose to work from home. Albertans can find information on the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as specific information for schools on the Government of Alberta website. If Alberta Health Services advises one of your students or groups...