COVID-19 Announcements
 Due to the outbreak the school building is closed and most staff are working from home. Please see our staff directory for staff email addresses. If you have a general inquiry please send it to registrar@sd71.bc.ca
. Ministry of Education update: No transfers of students from their schools to fulltime DL programs will be possible until after June 30, 2020. This means NIDES will not be accepting new full time students transferring from face-to-face schools. Cross-enrolled students: You will only be able to register for NEW courses, not ones you started at your local school, until after June 30, 2020.
 Grade 10-12 testing - All face-to-face testing has been temporarily suspended. Teachers have made changes in their courses to reflect assessment in an alternate format, and will send out specifics for their courses asap. These changes are only valid during the pandemic. 
Grade 8 & 9 students – Any grade 8 & 9 students interested in grade 10-12 courses will need to wait until May to sign-up. 
Thank you for your patience

Courses for Graduated Adults

Upgrading - Your Pace & Your Time

ENTER - E2

Science - Technology - Engineering - Math

Compass Program K-12

Connection - Exploration - Community

10-12 Online Courses

Any Time, Place, Path, or Pace

PACE: Performance Athlete Custom Education

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BC's Award Winning Blended Learning

Our Programs & Courses

Recognized Leader in Blended & Online Learning

Learning Any Time, Anywhere, Any Pace


Welcome to Navigate

Navigate is an award winning school, recognized nationally and internationally for our innovative approach to blended learning. We’ve taken the lead in implementing the new BC curriculum, building unique and flexible learning options for every student that focus on each student’s unique interests and abilities. This flexibility allows us to meet a diverse range of student needs, abilities, and learning styles including:

  • Special Education
  • High Performance Athletes
  • Mental & Medical Health Supports
  • Accelerated Learning

Navigate is both a DL school and campus located in the Comox Valley in SD71. Our school offers the kind of custom education options you’d expect from a private school without expensive tuition fees. We provide a wide range of K-12 programs,  international language courses, and adult education opportunities that are as unique as the families we work with. Whether you live in the Comox Valley, the lower mainland, or a remote coastal village, Navigate offers a learning path to a meaningful education.

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Innovation for Education

Sparks – the learning journey centred on student passions

Connected – a family of learners that belong

Community – integrated and involved to build opportunities

Flexible – learning designed around student needs

Accessible – learning any time, place, path and pace

Supported – dedicated people and rich resources

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