Experience a life-changing educational opportunity.

The SelfDesign Learning Community is among the largest distance/distributed learning schools and personalized learning programs in British Columbia, Canada. Funded by the BC Ministry of Education, SelfDesign enables learners to complete K-12 by exploring their passions and taking the lead in their own learning and life. With personalized guidance from BC-certified educators, learning unfolds at home and within local and online communities.

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Quick Facts
Established in 2002 by SelfDesign founder Brent Cameron
K-9

K-9

SelfDesign supports families in experiencing the freedom and joys of learning. K-9 learning allows the unique spirit of a child to evolve naturally, today and into the future. learn more…

Recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence
10-12

10-12

SelfDesign can prepare you for college and university, immediate entrepreneurship, apprenticeship, and more. Create a high school program fitting your unique self. learn more…

Includes the largest online special education program in the province
Special Education

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If a learner’s unique learning style includes “special education needs,” SelfDesign can access additional funding to enhance their learning as required. learn more…

Over 2500 learners enrolled in 2013/14
Our Educators

Our Educators

SelfDesign educators are a diverse group of over 150 BC-certified teachers who are passionate about life and learning. Each learner and family works with their own dedicated educator. learn more…

I feel relief when I think of SelfDesign. We joined SelfDesign five years ago, and it has done a world of good for my daughter and our family.
SelfDesign parent
It's refreshing to see a child engaged and excited to learn.
SelfDesign parent
The energy is so focused and inclusive. I will be a SelfDesign learner for life.
SelfDesign learner
I never wanted to go to school before, now I get up early.
SelfDesign learner
SelfDesign has offered me a new and effective way to approach learning. It has taken education from the hands of the teachers to the motivation of the learners.
SelfDesign learner

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Over 150 BC-certified educators
Our Stories

Our Stories

Avery and Jackson, K-9 Learners

The Tomlins are one of SelfDesign’s travelling families, spending part of the year in BC and the rest on travel adventures. With their seven-year-old daughter, Avery, and five-year-old son, Jackson, they have been with SelfDesign for three years, and the whole family finds it an ideal…
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SelfDesign Thinking

SelfDesign Thinking

SelfDesign Mirrored in BC’s Education Plan

Personalized learning offers every child a place in our future. BC’s Education Plan is clear: students must be at the centre of their learning. The plan calls for families to be more involved in education; for greater flexibility in what, when, and how someone learns; and for learning…
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