Ontario, meet your Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

The Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is a dynamic learning platform, powered by D2L’s Brightspace. The VLE is provided by the Ministry of Education at no cost to Ontario publicly-funded teachers. Ontario's VLE includes digital portfolios, assignments, rubrics, lessons linked to curriculum expectations, quizzes, and much more!


Get Free Access to Brightspace through the VLE

All K-12 public school teachers in Ontario have free access to Brightspace through Ontario’s VLE. To get the VLE for your classroom or school, use the list to the right to find your login page and get your Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching (TELT) contact information. You can also reach D2L at K12Ont@D2L.com.

Access Brightspace in the VLE and find your TELT contact

  1. Select your school board from the list below
  2. Using the URL provided, use your board username and password to easily access the VLE
  3. After accessing the VLE, view Brightspace documentation here
  4. Your TELT contact can assist you with questions you may have and support you in using the VLE

Si vous faites partie d’un conseil scolaire francophone, naviguez à https://e-a-v.ca/connexion-eav

Find out your TELT contact using the address below:


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What does the VLE Offer?

  • Brightspace Portfolio, Discussion board, activity feed, and more!
  • Lessons you can align to curriculum standards
  • Ministry content to support school board initiatives
  • Parent Portal (requires school board approval)
  • Assessment and data: tracks student progress at classroom, school and school board levels
  • Secure and reliable: ISO 27001 certification, and annual security audits. 99.9% uptime
  • Integrates with third-party tools including Google Drive™ online storage service and SIS systems
  • 24/7/365 phone and support for educators, students, and parents
  • And more!

Brightspace by D2L is part of the comprehensive learning suite that is Ontario’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). With all of the features of Brightspace and extensive Ministry content, the VLE helps Ontario educators do what they do best – teach!

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In my class we view ourselves as a community. This includes my students, their families, other teachers and me. The [VLE] platform allows me to not only create this community but support it. Each day my students are able to connect, interact and access authentic learning tasks and it is all organized for them on our site…

– Lee Martin, Teacher, DSBN

Just in time for back to school: VLE 101 course now available

Ontario’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is powered by D2L’s Brightspace learning platform. The VLE is provided by the Ministry of Education at no cost to Ontario’s publicly funded school boards. Ontario’s VLE isa feature-rich, secure online learning platform that supports teachers and students in both eLearning andface-to-face classes. Already using the VLE, but you want to learn more? Then the new VLE 101 course is for you!

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