TEACHING OPTIONS

British Columbia has excellent laws in place that support home based learning. Parents have many options to choose from. Traditional or Registered homeschooling, Distance Education, or Enrolling in a Distributed Learning Program. Parents should know that they can choose to change their child's education option on any day of the school year.

Consult these materials for further reading.

Educational Options in BC from the BC Home Educators' Association.

BC Homeschooling Policy Distributed Learning for Homeschoolers
"A child entitled to enrol in grades K-9 may enrol in only one educational program with a board or authority, or register for homeschooling at any school in the province, but not both.."

BC Homeschooling Policy Distributed Learning for Independent Schools
"Distributed Learning is a method of instruction that relies primarily on indirect communication between students and teachers, including internet or other electronic-based delivery, teleconferencing or correspondence."

BC Homeschooling Policy for Homeschoolers
"Under the School Act, a parent may choose to provide their child with an education outside of a public or an independent school."