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Western Québec School Board

Distance Education Services (Academic)

Distant education is available for students looking into academic programs such as High School Diploma credits and Academic Upgrading.  Hard copies of books and other materials would be sent to the student’s home. These courses are NOT available online (tutoring help is available online). A consortium of four school boards provides Distance Education Services:

Registration for Distance Education:

Anyone who is 16 years of age or older, lives in Québec, and has not obtained a DES (High School Leaving) from Québec or who needs required courses for CEGEP or a DEP, may enroll in Distance Education Courses. The maximum time allowed for completing a course is six months. Credits are granted in accordance with procedures established by the ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche (MEESR).

Students may register 12 months a year. Please call 1.877.463.3775 or 450.263.9710 for an appointment to register and arrange placement tests.


Service fees are required for registration ($25), placement tests in English, Math and French ($25 each), and career counseling ($25). Students are responsible for shipping charges. All fees specified are in effect as of July 1, 1999 and are subject to change without notice. Fees are not reimbursable for any reason.(Note: prices are subject to change)

Online Courses and Programs

Online courses and programs are available.  Unlike Distance Learning, online courses and programs share information electronically. WQSB offers the following online program:


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