Schools Closed to Students for Remainder of School Year

The Ministry of Education has announced that all schools will remain closed to students and staff for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Students will continue virtual learning during this time.

 

Summer Registration

Before Applying

Prior to submitting an application, please review the requirements below.

Review the self-check items listed below. Use them as a guide to help decide if Online Learning Night School/Online Learning Secondary Summer School will fit your educational and personal circumstances.

  • I have access to a computer with high-speed internet.
  • I have a study space (work area) to do coursework.
  • I have access to a desktop or laptop computer to do coursework. 
  • I can manage my time to support homework/assignment completion by the assigned deadline.
  • I am comfortable with and prepared to contact the teacher(s) when I have questions.
  • I am willing to commit:  approximately 8 hours weekly/course as study time during the fall and winter semesters, OR approximately 8 hours daily as study time for the summer session.  
  • I am motivated to give my best effort to the completion of my learning goals.
  • I am able to read and comprehend written instructions and feedback given to me.
  • I am able to make arrangements to attend all mandatory face-to-face sessions on the specified date, time and location.

Before submitting an application review the following: Course Catalog, Important Dates (below), FAQsPolicies & ProceduresSystem Requirements, and Information About the Education Act.

  • Applications that in​clude inappropriate email addresses will not be processed.
  • When providing an alternate email address, list one with a different provider on the application. For example, if your primary email address is with Hotmail, provide an alternate with Gmail or another email provider. 

In-person attendance for all mandatory face-to-face activities at the scheduled date, time and location is required. No exceptions will be allowed for mandatory events.

  • Students are not required to log in at a specific time each day, there is flexibility so that they may log in at a convenient time for them. 
  • Students can expect to do a minimum of 6 hours of learning each day. 
  • At most 1 full credit course may be taken during the summer session.

Complete applications will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. Online Learning Secondary Summer School is not responsible for informing applicants about an incomplete application.

Important Dates

Included below is an overview of the Important dates for Online Learning Secondary Summer School.

NOTE: All dates are tentative and may be subject to change.​

 

​Summer 2021 Event​​​

Dates

Time

​Registration OpenApril 20​9:00 AM
Registration Closure *Non YRDSB Applicants​June 183:00 PM
​Registration Closure *current YRDSB Students June 253:00 PM
​Courses beginJuly 29:00 AM
Virtual Orientation Session [Optional]​July 21:00 - 2:00 PM
Orientation Assignment Due​July 59:00 AM​
​Session 1 CHV2O/GLC2O endsJuly 134:00 PM​
Teachers share mid-semester and Session 1 final marks with individual studentsJuly 144:00 PM​
Virtual Teacher Interviews/Review Session[Optional] ​July 14 
​Session 2 CHV2O/GLC2O beginsJuly 14​9:00 AM​
Mid-Semester Reports mailed​July 16
Full Disclosure/Cancellation Date- No final report​July 22
Final Exam/Culminating Activities​July 26
Teachers share marks with individual students​July 27
In-person/Virtual (TBD) Final Course Review Session [Optional] ​July 2811:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Reports and ​mark​s sent to students and Secondary schoolsJuly 30​​​

Application

Submit an application within the category listed below that relates to your current situation.

​​​​​Registration period

April 20, 2021  - June 25, 2021, for applicants attending a regular YRDSB secondary day school​. 

School Permission

  1. ​Connect with your YRDSB Guidance Counselor to determine if you qualify to take an online Learning course through Online Learning Secondary Summer School.
  2. ​​If approved, you are eligible to take at most: 1 credit through Online Learning Secondary Summer School. 
  3. Half-credit courses such as CHV2O and GLC2O, cannot be taken simultaneously during the summer session. Students who choose to apply for both CHV2O and GLC2O courses must take the courses consecutively in session 1 and 2. 

Application

  • MyPathwayPlanner will be used to register for a course offered through Online Learning Secondary Summer School.

​​​​Begin Online Application​ 

  • Once you have submitted an application via MyPathwayPlanner, please contact Guidance using your school's Summer School approval process. 

  • Registration period: April 20, 2021 - June 18, 2021
  • Adults 18 years of age or older, who are not attending a regular day school. 
  • Submit all documents before applying.​​​ 

Submit Required Documents 

  • Submit documentation as indicated in the 'Required Documents Table'  below, to coned.elearning@yrdsb.ca [preferred method for document submission].
  • Expired documents will not be accepted. 
  • For applicants not able to email documents, please contact the office for other options at coned.elearning@yrdsb.ca.
  • The Registration Coordinator will contact applicants if a registration interview is required. 

Required Documents Table

 

​​Document Type​Example​​
​School Records​Original Transcript  or Credit Counselling Summary required
​Proof of Canadian Status

​One of the following documents required:

  • For Canadian Citizens: Canadian Birth Certificate, OR Canadian Passport 
  • For Non-Canadian Citizens: Permanent Resident document, Refugee documents, Convention Refugee, Visitor Record (Fee paying), Expiry Date (YYYY MM DD), Permit (Visa) & Expiry Date, Fee-paying, Study, Work, Temporary Resident, OR Canadian Status Indian 
​Proof of Ontario Residency

​One of the following documents required:

  • ​Driver's license, 
  • Tax Bill, Land Deed, Lease, Proof of Purchase, 
  • Letter of Residency, Rental Agreement, OR 
  • Permission to Attend form
​Photo Identification

​One of the following documents required:​

  • Driver's license, 
  • Health Card (with Picture), 
  • Student Card, OR
  • Canadian Passport​

Application

  • If you require further instructions to maneuver the application system please contact us for assistance.
  • Click the “Process Request” button at the end to complete your online application.
  • You should receive between 1-3 automated emails advising you of account creation and your application status in the course, once you have completed the online application. 
  • If you do not receive the emails indicated above, contact coned.elearning@yrdsb.ca immediately. Provide your first, last name and course. Indicate that you didn't receive the automated email messages.   

​​​​Begin Online Application​ 

Note:

  • Online Learning Secondary Summer School does not contact applicants advising them of incomplete applications. Ensure that a complete application is submitted.
  • Clicking on the 'Begin Online Application' link above indicates that you understand and accept all policies, practices, and procedures at Online Learning Secondary Summer School. 
  • Visa students, non-residents of Ontario, and others who do not qualify to take courses in Ontario will be required to pay the full tuition fee. 

  • Registration period: April 20, 2021 - June 18, 2021
  • Applicants attending a school board such as YCDSB, TDSB, DDSB, private school students, etc... 
  • Meet with your Guidance Counselor before applying.

Obtain School Permission

  • Connect with your Guidance Counsellor to determine if you qualify to take an e-Learning course through YRDSB Online Learning Secondary Summer School. 
  • ​Confirmation Sent by Student's Secondary Day School
  • If you qualify, request that your Guidance Counsellor​ sends a confirmation e-mail to coned.elearning@yrdsb.ca
  • We would require your full name, OEN, and the course code you have permission to apply for with YRDSB Online Learning Secondary Summer School. 
  • The body of the email message must include: if you have completed the required pre-requisite course(s) OR if you are currently enrolled in a pre-requisite course, that could affect your enrolment eligibility.
  • If approved by your Principal/Guidance Counselor, you are eligible to take at most:1 credit in the summer through Online Learning Secondary Summer School. Note: Session courses such as CHV2O and GLC2O, if available, cannot be taken simultaneously during the summer session. Students who choose to apply for both courses must take the courses consecutively in sessions 1 and 2.

Application

  • If you require further instructions to maneuver the application system please contact us for assistance.

Begin Online Application 

  • Online Learning Secondary Summer School does not contact applicants advising them of incomplete applications. Ensure that a complete application is submitted. 
  • Clicking on the 'Begin Online Application' link above indicates that you accept all policies, practices, and procedures at Online Learning Secondary Summer School. 
  • Visa students, non-residents of Ontario, and others who do not qualify to take courses in Ontario will be required to pay the full tuition fee.​ 
  • Click the "Process Request" button at the end of the application to complete the process. ​​
  • ​​​If successfully completed, you should receive between 1-3 automated emails advising you of account creation and your application status in the course. 
  • If you do not receive the emails indicated above, contact coned.elearning@yrdsb.ca immediately. Provide your first name, last name and course. Indicate that you did not receive the automated email messages. ​