Taking the "e" out of eLearning.
Learning as a community in real-time and with a shared responsibility to engage, inquire and grow.
GLC2O begins April 24th.
Semester 1 Final Report Cards
Report cards from Semester 1 will be mailed out Wednesday, February 15th to all students who have submitted their proctor form(s).
If you have not submitted your proctor form(s), our office will notify you via your vlc gmail and personal email account (including parents for students under 18).
Please do not contact the office before Friday, February 24th if you have not received your report card.
After February 24th, if you have not received your report card then you can inform the office using your 'Student Notes' (found within your application). Please include your full mailing address.
Thank you.event 2/14/17
Semester 2 is now in session
Registration is closed.event 2/10/17
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.
The VLC supports Pink Day. Staff and students are united against all forms of bullying and discrimination.
Best wishes to all VLC students and familes for this Family Day long weekend.
All VLC students wishing to write the OSSLT on March 30th, 2017, must register by Friday, March 3rd, 2017. See Student Guide Announcements for details.
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.