FAQQuestions and Answers

South Central Distance Education School has been a leader in distance education/distributed learning in British Columbia since 1990 (we are one of the original 6). SCIDES is a BC Public School that is an established leader in distance learning and currently enrolls 1000+ students ranging from Kindergarten to Adult. We offer:

  • Innovative Curriculum
  • Outstanding Teachers
  • Exceptional support services and technology
  • SCIDES continues to set the standard in distance learning excellence



Direct Teacher Contact

SCIDES offers online courses that are teacher directed and administered. Learners have direct access to teacher(s) by phone, email or through tutoring.


The Latest Technology

South Central Distance Education School makes use of the latest technology to bring education into the online realm. We make use of:

  • Our online course websites, which give access to interactive learning materials, student grades, class discussion groups, and online assignments and tests
  • Our online virtual classrooms, which allow our teachers to give lessons, answer questions, do demonstrations, and talk to their students in real time