Welcome to the
Western Canada Learning Network

The Western Canada Learning Network (WCLN) is a consortium of 51 BC school districts, the Yukon, and 3 Alberta divisions who work together to:

  • Support Distance Learning programs.
  • Support classroom teachers who are interested in Blended Learning. 
  • Encourage 21st Century Learning and best practices in education.
  • Support teacher collaboration and professional development.

Working together allows us to develop better online resources, create teacher communities, and establish cost-saving partnerships with industry. It all adds up to better virtual experiences and opportunities for our students in both Distance Learning and Blended Learning programs.


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BCLN News!

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2017 Course Releases
by Brent Sawatzky - Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 9:47 AM

The table below outlines the BCLN development that we expect to have completed this summer.

Preparation notes:

  • Aug 15th = release date for 2017 courses.
  • courses will be released as Moodle version Moodle 3.2.1+ (Build: 20170209)
  • math and science courses use WIRIS, so ensure you have plugin ...
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Custom Tools & Update
by Brent Sawatzky - Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 10:39 AM
We are doing some "mass updates" to the back-end of courses this year, so we'll be releasing courses as more of a big group (Aug 14-15th). Also, we have some great new BCLN tools to share with you:
  • If you wish to start your Moodle site fresh at any point (perhaps in summer), your choices ...
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