BC residents who are non-graduated adults can register with our grad plan to access free online courses through Navigate NIDES. A non-graduated adult is defined as someone who has never completed the requirements for graduation in any jurisdiction anywhere in the world. Open Learning certificates, diplomas and degrees are backed by Thompson Rivers University — a member of Universities Canada and the BC Transfer System. Adult Basic Education (ABE) ABE courses and programs help you, as an adult learner, achieve Grade 12 graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and the workplace.
South Central Interior Distance Education School (Merritt, BC) We are a Distributed Learning School that provides quality education for school aged students K – 12, adults seeking graduation, and graduated adults. We encourage you to explore our courses which feature excellent print resources with the added flexibility of electronic support. Adult Upgrading Adult Basic Education and English Language Learning programs for domestic students are tuition-free at 18 public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia. School districts also provide tuition-free Adult Education programs.