Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Education

Unschooling 101

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2019/02/06 - 10:33am
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Explore how children can learn everything they need to know for post-secondary entrance without curriculum, classes, or school! Find out the theory and practice behind this exciting new educational alternative.

Presented by child development specialist Judy Arnall, author of Unschooling to University.

Broadcast from Strathmore Municipal Library

*see attachments for PDF and PNG copies of the event poster

Homeschooling 101

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2018/11/01 - 9:09am
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Considering homeschooling?

Join us for this informative presentation to learn the important points, beginning steps, and rights and responsibilities of providing home education in Alberta.
 
Broadcast live from Okotoks Public Library

Homeschooling 101

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2018/09/24 - 1:27pm
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Considering homeschooling?

Join us for this informative presentation to learn the important points, beginning steps, and rights and responsibilities of providing home education in Alberta.