Easter Break – ADLC Closure

ADLC will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 and Monday, April 22, 2019 for Easter. We return on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. View full details

News

Apology from Superintendent David Garbutt

On behalf of Pembina Hills Public Schools and the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC), I extend a sincere apology for the inappropriate and offensive content in one of our print courses. As a division, we accept full responsibility, and are committed to ensuring this does not happen again. The content in the document absolutely does not...

SIS Change: Enrollment Reinstatements and Extensions

Student Information System (SIS) Update ADLC is continually improving our systems and policies to serve our partner schools better. What’s new? Affiliation Super Users can now extend and reinstate student enrollments.  Please see the following guides for more information: Reinstating an Enrollment Extending an Enrollment These guides can also be found on the SIS Training...

Welcome to 2018-19

From all of us here at ADLC, we say, “Welcome back to school!” We hope that you’ve had an exciting and successful back-to-school start-up. We are pleased to be working with you again this year. We have recently undergone several changes intended to improve student success, learning, and achievement and are confident that we will...

Exams Update for Adult Students

Dear adult student, On April 10, 2018, I wrote to you about the changes that were taking place at the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) that were effective May 1, 2018.You will recall that the Vista Virtual School is now accepting adult registrations and has taken over former ADLC campuses in both Edmonton and Calgary....

Supporting your students in your schools

ADLC is restructuring to serve schools and students better. Can our students still use ADLC to complete courses? Yes, ADLC continues to provide Student Instruction services to school aged Alberta students with online and print course options from grades 1-12. Can teachers still use ADLC resources? Yes, teachers in Alberta School Authorities can continue to...

SIS Change: 60 Days Stalled

Similar to the 60 Days (no start) Withdrawal, ADLC is introducing a 60 Days Stalled process in lieu of the previous practice beginning early June. As our goal is to ensure student success, regular submission of assessments  allows students to move at a pace that is conducive to learning. What does this mean for your...

An Open Letter from Principal McCallum

Dear adult students, Every school year has its unique challenges and changes. ADLC is no exception as we look forward to the next school year (2018/19). One of the big differences between ADLC and most schools is that some changes we make for the upcoming school year take effect on May 1, when students can...

Delisted and TS Only Courses

As of May 1, ADLC will no longer accept new registrations for select French Immersion (FI) and CTS & PEC sections and courses.Due to low enrolment, the following French Immersion sections are being delisted:All French Immersion Science (SI)All French Immersion CTS (SI)Some French Immersion Math (SI)Some French Language Arts (SI)All French Immersion option and non-academic courses...

ADLC Campuses – Focusing on Barrhead

ADLC has maintained campuses in Barrhead and Edmonton since 1983, and Calgary and Lethbridge since 1999, primarily to provide space for adult students to register for courses, write exams and drop off lessons and assignments. To focus resources on serving Alberta’s school-aged students, ADLC is changing the way we use campuses. On May 1, campuses...

SIS Change: 90 Day Withdrawal

Student Information Systems (SIS) Update ADLC is continually improving our systems and policies to serve our students and partner schools better. Read on to hear about the latest changes... What’s new So that ADLC’s teachers can focus on active students, and to keep class sizes manageable, we’ve made a change that affects funded students who...