Personal projects allowed this learner to dive deeply into her passions and build new skills

2023-01-25T11:38:46-08:00January 25th, 2023|Our Approach, Learner Stories|

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)

2023-01-10T13:45:18-08:00December 15th, 2022|Featured-Blog, Learner Stories|

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

2023-01-10T13:43:05-08:00October 24th, 2022|Learner Stories|

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.

On the path towards a career in holistic health and education: An interview with SelfDesign alum Hannah (‘2020)

2022-07-14T09:31:31-07:00January 26th, 2022|Learner Stories|

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.