Chinook Learning Services is the Calgary Board of Education's provider of High School Upgrading, Adult English Language Learning and non-credit Continuing Education (professional development, personal development & corporate training).
High School Upgrading
Chinook is the largest High School Upgrading centre in Alberta, serving almost 10,000 part-time students annually. Students come to Chinook to complete, upgrade or enhance their high school diplomas as they prepare to enter post-secondary institutions or the world of work. Chinook offers morning, afternoon and evening classes, multiple intakes, and specialized programs to allow students great flexibility in achieving their goals. Diploma Exam Preparation courses are offered to support students as they study for their examinations.
Adult English Language Learning (ELL)
Chinook is one of Calgary’s major providers of Adult ELL
, providing a key stepping stone to success for new Calgarians:
- English as a Second Language
- LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)
The programs are provincially or federally funded, depending on their scope. The programs are provincially or federally funded, depending on their scope. Adults learn or review English language skills needed to meet personal, educational, and employment goals.
Chinook is the oldest provider of Continuing Education in the city. Programming for adults is provided at a variety of CBE sites.
Professional Development courses are offered in the following areas:
- Computer Training
- Forklift Training
- Interpersonal Skills
- Professional Engineering Preparation
- School-Based Training
- Writing & Workplace Skills
Personal Development courses are offered in the following areas:
- Art & Music
- Life Planning
- Passions & Pastimes
Chinook has a wide selection of Online Learning courses. Customized Corporate Training is also available.