Taking the "e" out of eLearning.
Learning as a community in real-time and with a shared responsibility to engage, inquire and grow.
Semester 2 Reports and Grad Packages
Report cards will be mailed out Thursday July 11th to all students who have submitted their proctor forms. Please allow 10 days for delivery.
Graduation packages will be sent out to graduating students who have submitted their proctor forms beginning the week of July 15th.event 7/10/19
Summer School Week 2
Summer School is now underway. All students should have begun coursework. Live session are Monday and Wednesday with Open Office time on Thursday. Check course home pages for times.event 7/8/19
Changes to VLC Google Apps
VLC will be updating G Suite (Google) applications in August. This will impact all google services including email and drive. More information will be shared as it becomes available.event 7/8/19
The Virtual Learning Centre has been offering Ontario Secondary School students a wide range of flexible, and well-designed high school courses since 1997. It is a renowned program that is unlike any other eLearning initiative in Ontario.
The VLC offers students a full range of learning opportunities powered by the latest online technologies available.
We are committed to setting very high standards for distance learning and know that the student-teacher interaction is key to student success. For this reason, we encourage all of our students to attend web meetings, and to adhere to the course schedule and all due dates. This level of rigor builds a strong work ethic and forges a classroom and school community thereby preparing our students for post-secondary studies.
For more information please review the FAQ section on our website.
If you need further help feel free to drop us a line:
or call us at 705-328-2925 (Monday to Friday, 8:00 – 4:00 EST)
Open School Ontario
Do you require a single senior-level math or science course with the flexibility to match your busy lifestyle? Our companion program features intakes every three weeks and offers the ability to accelerate through the course at your own pace. Visit Open School Ontario for program details and to see what we have on offer.
Remind Messages for Parents - More Info
Abby Bunn, a VLC student, has been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 World Archery Youth Championships Aug. 16-26 in Madrid, Spain. Read here for more details about her successes.
Congratulations Abby! Very best of luck from all of us at VLC!
Best Wishes to all VLC students, families and staff.
VLC Summer School begins Wednesday July 3rd, 2019. Please check email for log in credentials on this day.
How are online courses taught?
When you register for an online course within the Virtual Learning Centre, you will be provided with login information such as a username and id. You will also receive an Internet address (URL) to your course. When you login for the first time, an introductory message from your teacher will greet you. This message will outline the course content and describe how the course will be delivered and what is required of you. Although all of the Virtual Learning Centre’s online courses look the same, your teacher is ultimately in charge of how the course will run.
Who teaches the online courses?
Certified teachers who are employed within the Trillium Lakelands District School Board deliver online course material for the Virtual Learning Centre. Each teacher receives training and support so that they are comfortable with the online approach to both teaching and learning.
Will I benefit from online courses?
In most cases, this form of course delivery works well. Obvious prerequisites include motivation, computer familiarity, and the ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Remember, though, that although there is daily contact with others in the class, there may not be any face to face meetings. For students with some learning styles, taking online courses may not be an appropriate choice.