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

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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...

Update: Pembina Hills Meeting with Education Minister LaGrange regarding ADLC’s Future

On February 27, ADLC was informed by Deputy Minister Andre Corbould that the service agreement with Alberta Education will be renewed for 2 more school years; 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. Next year’s funding will be $14 million and in the year following it will be $7 million. On Wednesday, March 4, a teleconference occurred between Alberta...

Update on ADLC Service Agreement

ADLC has been informed by Deputy Minister Andre Corbould that the service agreement with Alberta Education will be renewed for 2 more school years; 2020-2021 and 2021-2022. Next year's funding will be $14 million and in the year following it will be $7 million. Thereafter, the service agreement will be concluded. ADLC and division leadership...

June Completion & Summer Extensions

This year, ADLC has set June 2 as the completion date for all diploma courses and June 15 for all non-diploma courses, unless otherwise stated by the ADLC teacher. Please make appropriate plans for your students. These completion dates were chosen as they align with the school year calendars of most of our partners.  All...
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Supporting Your Teachers & Your Students

The Alberta Distance Learning Centre has been supporting Alberta’s students since 1923. Our services are especially valuable in challenging times. We are eager to share with you how ADLC is continuing to provide support. As principal of ADLC, I know how valuable our services can be to your teachers and students. The critical item to...
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SIS Change: 40-Day Automatic Withdrawal Policies for SH Student Instruction Courses

We strive to make continuous improvements to our processes and policies for our partners and their students. Beginning February 13, 2020, the 60-day automatic withdrawal processes changed to 40 days for all senior high school Student Instruction (SI) courses. We welcome your feedback on this pilot. For complete details, please review the 40-Day Non-starter Automatic...
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Changing Lives – One Student at a Time

A grade 5 student and his ADLC teacher in a video call.   ADLC has a role to play in building understanding about distance learning in Alberta. This story is part of a series intended to highlight the unique characteristics and opportunities of distance learning. We will start with a look at teaching from a...
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