Foundations English Program

FOUNDATIONS ENGLISH PROGRAM


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Foundations program is designed to strengthen basic skills in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Computers in preparation for both employment and further studies. Foundations courses are transition or bridging classes that prepare students for regular Grade 10, 11, and 12 courses. The learning outcomes of the Foundations program are designed to address literacy and needs up to the grade 10 level.

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The Foundations English program covers seven core courses (Foundations English 1 to 7) and several companion courses (Reading, Writing, and Speaking & Listening). This program strengthens and supports learning for students who want to enroll in Composition 11, Composition 12 and English Studies 12.

The Foundations Social Studies program is designed to develop skills needed for further study in Social Studies 11, BC First Nations Studies 12, Comparative Civilizations 12, Geography 12, History 12, Law 12 and Social Justice 12.

The Foundations Mathematics program has seven core courses (Foundations Mathematics 1 to 7) and prepares students for mathematics at the Grade 10, 11, and 12 levels.

Need help? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions. If your question is not listed, please contact our office at 604-296-6901.

 


COURSE SCHEDULES & CLASS REGISTRATION

This is for students who are currently taking a Foundations class or who have recently completed an online English assessment with us and received their PEN (Personal Education Number).

If you are not a current student or do not have a PEN (Personal Education Number), please click here to register as a new student.

Summer Term (Q4) 

Summer classes are held at NBAEC (751 Hammarskjold Drive). Some classes may be blended.

 

*The summer term will only have daytime classes. The next set of evening classes will be in the fall term (September). *

Click here for instructions on how to register for classes.

Registration                      

REGISTRATION FOR FOUNDATIONS ENGLISH WILL BE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE JUNE 21 @ 4:00 PM UNTIL JUNE 24 @ 9:00AM

Confirmation of your course registration will be done by the academic advisor and will be based on course availability. Please do not register for the same course more than once.  If you encounter any issues, please call 604-296-6901.

Withdrawal                       

Please use the Withdrawal button if you wish to withdraw from a course  If you have started the course, please also let your teacher know.

Course Verification          

Please use the Course Verification button to verify you are registered in a course.  Please allow 2 business days from the day you registered for your record to be updated. 

 


SCHOOL AND OFFICE LOCATIONS

North Burnaby Adult Education Centre (NBAEC) – Daytime Classes
751 Hammarskjold Drive
Burnaby, BC V5B 4A1

Office Hours: Monday to Friday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

(Access the office in the new building near the daycare)


South Burnaby Adult Education Centre (SBAEC) – Daytime Classes
5455 Rumble Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 2B7

Office Hours: Monday from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

(Access the office via Watling St off Royal Oak Ave)

Student parking space is very limited; please only park in areas specifically designated as student parking.

Burnaby South Secondary School – Evening Classes
5455 Rumble Street
Burnaby, BC V5J 2B7

Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from  5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

(Access the office via Antrim Ave off Beresford St)

Student parking space is very limited; please only park in areas specifically designated as student parking.