When SelfDesign learners and their families, and educators gathered in the Lower Mainland last spring for our Commencement Ceremony celebrating our Class of 2022, they were treated to a performance by one of their peers. At the ceremony, Amelia, who [...]
An open mind and a willingness to explore new interests: Interview with SelfDesign alum Mason (2020)
As SelfDesign, we recognize that learning happens everywhere, in every moment and throughout a person’s life – not just in class or from kindergarten to grade 12. We also recognize that learning may be about Math or Language Arts or [...]
Interest-based learning led to acceptance in this learner’s university of choice with a full entrance scholarship
Next September, Grace will leave the small farming community where she grew up in the west Kootenays to begin the four-year Bachelor of Arts theatre program at Dalhousie University in Halifax, where she’ll specialize in historical costume design.
Gabe, an aspiring graphic designer and typographer and a member of our Class of 2022, is starting college this fall to continue his studies in graphic design and interactive media.
Rupert overcame a brain injury to spend his years with SelfDesign advocating to make the world a better place.
With SelfDesign’s support, this learner was able to train and compete in the B.C. high school championships, held in May for the first time since 2019.
Thanks to SelfDesign’s approach to learning and support for families, this family is out of crisis for the first time in a decade and seeing their teenage son develop newfound flexibility, take on responsibility and believe in his own potential.
On the path towards a career in holistic health and education: An interview with SelfDesign alum Hannah (‘2020)
Learners who finish grade 12 with SelfDesign Learning Community have the same career and post-secondary opportunities as other B.C. students do. Hannah (Class of 2020) tells us about her post-SelfDesign learning and career path.
Personalized learning supported this learner’s curiosity-driven learning journey
SelfDesign’s personalized, integrated approach allowed this learner to optimize her learning, her training and her career.