Quw'utsun Syuw’entst Lelum' (Cowichan teachings house) Culture and Education Centre promotes the understanding of Cowichan culture and language to both the First Nation and non-First Nation community, and provides educational support to Cowichan Tribes members. The success of its programs is attributed to its holistic approach to improving the quality of life for all members and . Great literacy site for kids, teens and parents. Student Literacy Activities. Fun literacy activities for kids. ReadWriteThink. Interactive activities to help develop learning and research skills. OxfordOwl. Fun Reading Games for Kids. First Voices. Information about the Coast Salish people and their language. Aboriginal Canada Kids Stop.
The Cowichan Nation. The centre is managed and owned by the Cowichan Tribe, which lives in the Cowichan Valley and the area of the Shawnigan Lake and Cowichan Lake. In fact, Cowichan is the English word for Quw’utsun which means the warm lands. This is because of the long growing season and great climate in the area. Adult Education in the Cowichan Valley is now under the jurisdiction of Vancouver Island University through their academic and career preparation programs. ABE (Adult Basic Education) offers adult upgrading courses for those who need prerequisites for university entrance, or for the Adult .
The Adult Learning Center has scheduled placement evaluations for day and evening ABE/GED ® classes. They will be the last placement evaluations this school year. Please review this document for more information about placement evaluation dates, times, and requirements. The Adult Learning Center works under the auspices of the Charlotte County Public School System to provide an assortment of programs for adult learners in our community. We recognize that adult students have busy lives, and hope that by offering a variety of programs and locations, adult students can find the educational support they are.
CLOSURE UPDATE: Effective July 13, , the Adult Learning Center is open to the public by appointment only. Please call the program you are interested in for further instructions or leave a message at x or email [email protected] ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes: Please click here for ESL class information and how to register. Adult Programs. We are pleased to offer a variety of recreation programs for adults. Programs range from arts, crafts, music, dance, general interest, technology, outdoor recreation, sports, health, nutrition and languages. Adult Winter Flyer.