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ADLC Calendar Structure Changes

What changed? In June 2018, the Pembina Hills School Board approved a recommendation for changes to the ADLC calendar, starting in the 2018/19 school year. ADLC teachers will begin their school year as determined by the Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) Calendar. The rest of the ADLC teachers’ work year is designed to match high...

Course Content Review Update

In response to First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) material found in courses made available through ADLC that was identified as inappropriate, a team of FNMI Content Specialists has been formed to review ADLC Courses specifically for references on Residential Schools. The team will identify all Residential School references, analyze them using the Alberta Education:...

International Alberta Accredited School Students Registration Expiry

Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) in Barrhead, Alberta has had a service agreement with Alberta Education for a number of years for the operation of the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC). This agreement guides PHPS in the operations of ADLC and is reviewed regularly to ensure that the requirements of the service agreement are being...

Adult Student Registration Expiry

Important Notice Regarding Adult Student Registration Expiry Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) is an entity of Alberta Education, and Pembina Hills Public Schools (PHPS) is the managing school division. ADLC has a Service Agreement with Alberta Education, and this agreement guides PHPS in the operations of ADLC. The Agreement is reviewed regularly to ensure Alberta...

ADLC Course Content Review Update

Partner Schools and Teachers In response to the discovery of inappropriate content in a Social Studies course previously distributed by ADLC, specifically in reference to Residential School experiences, ADLC has implemented a systematic review of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit content in all of its courses.Starting on September 24, 2018, with the assistance and guidance...

Working to support Truth and Reconciliation

September 30 is Orange Shirt Day. During the last week of September many PHPS schools will be encouraging students to wear orange as part of a growing movement of reconciliation and learning of the impact of residential schools. The Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) Walking Together project describes how Orange Shirt Day grew out of a former student’s...

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....