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Course Offering Update – ELA9, Social Studies

New course versions now available! English Language Arts 9 (Student Instruction only) Social Studies 9-4, 10-4, 20-4 (Teacher Support only) View our Course Listing for a complete list of courses we offer.

Exemplary Community Partner Award – Stephen Lush

For the past 3 years, Bentley School Teacher Stephen Lush and the Alberta Distance Learning Centre (ADLC) teacher Eliise Jeffers have been working together to deliver the Service Rig Floorhand course to his students.  Jeffers says, “I see Stephen as an equal partner in the work we do together to support his students throughout the...

Course Offering Update

Second Languages, CTS and CALM Second Language Courses Last school year, some language programs at ADLC, such as French Immersion and the French, Spanish and German programs, were under review. In June 2018, we decided to continue to offer the following Second Language courses: ESL levels 2-5 – online, TS only French 10, 20, and...

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:...

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...

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...

TS Only Courses

Updated: July 26, 2019 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...