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Education

Online Databases – Resources Requiring Login (Library card and password)

EBSCOhost MasterFILE Premier – Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, the MasterFILE Premier database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications including hundreds of popular magazines such as Consumer ReportsGood Housekeeping, and People, as well as full text for nearly 500 reference books. Also included are 165,000 primary source documents and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.


Subject Guides – Open Resources (no login required)

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Home Schooling 371.042
Learning Disabilities 371.9
Study Skills 371.3028

General Education Resources

BC College of Teachers – Professional regulatory body for teachers in BC.

BC Ministry of Education – Provides educational resources for parents, students and educators.

BC School Districts and Contacts – from BC Ministry of Education.


Apprenticeship & Vocational Training

Canada Trade School Guide – A directory of Canadian trade school programs that provides information on Canadian Trade schools.

ITA – Industry Training Authority – A useful source of information about apprenticeships and trades careers from the authority that oversees B.C.’s industry training and apprenticeship system.


Online & Distance Studies

Canadian Virtual University (CVU) – Partnership of Canadian schools offering distance education courses and programs.

DistanceStudies.com – Distance education programs offered across Canada and the US.

myBCcampus Course Finder


Colleges & Universities

Association of Canadian Community Colleges – Programs – Find specific college websites.

BC Council on Admissions and Transfers – Includes links to BC post-secondary institutions.

Braintrack University Index – Find the web site of any university in the world.

Campus Starter – Comprehensive online resource for Canadian students seeking to further their education and career choices after high school.

CanLearn Interactive – An interactive tool to help select a school by subject, occupation or geographical location.

Directory of Canadian Universities – Search for any Canadian university program in any field.

Education Planner – An education planning tool that is available to the public free of charge.

School Finder – Search engine for Canadian colleges, career colleges, universities, graduate schools and online training.


Local Educational Institutions

Camosun College

Greater Victoria School District

Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific

Royal Roads University

Saanich School District

Sooke School District

University of Victoria