Continuing Education

About Continuing Education

With a variety of programs running throughout the year, it is our goal to support lifelong learning for students of all ages.
Our programs include: International and Indigenous Languages (offered at both the Elementary and Secondary levels), English as a Second Language(ESL)/Language Instruction for Newcomers(LINC) and Academic Upgrading & Employment Preparation Literacy and Basic Skills(LBS), Night and Summer School Secondary Credit Programs, Adult pathway planning toward an OSSD, Literacy and Numeracy Support programs, MacSkimming Outdoor Education and Bill Mason Outdoor Centres and Adult Cooperative Education and Independent Study Courses.

Important Program Information

Summer 2020

Summer School eLearning
Class Dates: Tuesday, June 30 –Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Summer School eLearning
is being delivered online through the OCDSB Virtual Learning environment. For more information please visit or contact

Virtual Summer International Languages Classes (Grade 1-8)
Class Dates: Thursday, July 2 - Friday, July 24, 2020
The OCDSB is offering Virtual Summer International Languages Classes through the Continuing Education department for children in Grades 1 to Grade 8 currently registered in the 2019-2020 IILP program. For more information please visit or contact

International Language Summer Camps
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summer Language Camp program of 2020 is cancelled. The IILP office will contact families who have already registered their children in the Summer Language Camps and proceed with the fee reimbursement process. For more information please email

September 2020

Night School 
Registration for the Fall 2020 Night School Session will start at the end of August. More information will be posted here and at in early August. Please email for more information.

Adults Get Your High School Diploma
Earn your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or prepare for college/university entrance. In addition to Night School, we also offer Co-operative Education, Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR), Mature Student Evaluation (MSE), and Independent Study. For more information please contact or visit

Registration for September will be open in July. More information will be posted at Please email for more information.

LBS (Literacy & Basic Skills)
Registration for Academic Upgrading and Workplace Training classes will begin mid-August for the September 2020/2021 school year. If you are on a waiting list for any of the classes you will be contacted. If you would like to be on a waiting list for any of the programs, please contact

International Language Classes (Elementary & Secondary)
We are working out the details for online registration for Fall 2020. An online registration form will be available in July or August. For more information please visit or contact

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Visiting from the West End

Follow Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 E to Bronson Ave/Route 79N.
Take exit 121A from Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 E
Turn left onto Bronson Ave/Route 79N
Turn right onto Laurier Ave
Turn left into OCDSB Parking lot

Visiting from the East End

Follow Ottawa Regional Rd 174 and Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 W to Catherine St/Ottawa 60. Take exit 121A from Trans-Canada Hwy/ON-417 W
Take Bronson Ave/Route 79 N to Albert St/Ottawa 42
Merge onto Catherine St/Ottawa 60
Turn right onto Bronson Ave/Route 79 N
Turn right onto Laurier Ave
Turn left into OCDSB Parking lot

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