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Online Learning


Online learning is a classroom alternative. It used to be called distributed learning. With this style of learning, students can:


          - Connect with their B.C.-certified teacher from anywhere in B.C. using the internet, phone or mail

          - Work with their teacher to reach goals in their learning plan

          - Take a program or course online or by web conferencing, teleconferencing, correspondence, etc.

          - Get support through opportunities for in-person learning and interactions with other students


Flexibility for students. Students are able to sign up for online learning with their District Online Learning School or a Provincial Online Learning School.


Learning from home. B.C. has a long history of helping students learn from home successfully. Online learning continues to provide a flexible option for students to learn from home that meets provincial education standards. Find out how online learning is different from homeschooling.