If you are 19 years of age or older, your best option is to complete Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses which can be transferred back into the high school system in order to graduate. This option is available to students who are up to six credits short of meeting their high school graduation requirements. ABE courses can be taken at most of the public or private colleges in the province. To determine what course(s) should be completed in order to graduate, the college you plan to attend must contact the Manager of High School Certification at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
If the ABE course route is not for you, completion of the GED examinations is certainly another option to obtain high school equivalency.
Contact Ralph Percey, manager of high school certification to discuss options that may be available to you at email@example.com
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development does recognize credentials obtained by students from some national organizations outside the regular school system for the purpose of awarding credit in the senior high school program. Full details are available here.
Normally the answer to this question is no. CDLI's distance education program is not intended to be used as an alternative to the face-to-face programs offered in the province's schools. Rather, it works with the school as a partner to ensure that each school is empowered to offer a full range of courses and programs. Depending upon when you last attended school, CDLI's distance education programs may be option. Talk with your principal or with CDLI's guidance counsellor to determine whether this is the case.
You are able to take the GED tests if you:
You might also want to contact Ralph Percey, manager of high school certification, to discuss your particular circumstances and discuss available options, at firstname.lastname@example.org