Schools Closed to Students

The Ministry of Education has announced that all schools will remain closed to students beginning April 19. Please do not send your child to school. Remote learning will continue during this closure.

English as a Second Language

York Region District School Board, in partnership with the government of Ontario, provides English as a Second Language (ESL) training for adults (18+) from basic to advanced levels.

Adult ESL programs are available to adults looking to:

  • Communicate effectively in English;

  • Gain job and workplace-specific language skills;

  • Acquire the concepts necessary to pass the Citizenship test;

  • Learn about Canada and Ontario.

How do you start?

  1. Review course offerings and select a location and time that works for you.

  2. Registration is ongoing. Call 905-731-9557 to learn more.

  3. A language assessment may be necessary to start the training. Call 1-855-330-8655 to book a language assessment near you.

*Visitors to Canada please call 905-731-9557  to book an appointment.

We look forward to welcoming you to Adult ESL!


Have a question?

Visit a location near you or contact us to learn more.