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, reach out to your Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching (TELT) contact or email K12Ont@D2L.com.

Find your login page and TELT contact

Your TELT contact can assist you with questions you may have and support you in using the VLE

Select your school board from the list below

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

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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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Exploring Ontario’s VLE in the Classroom in Kitchener at the Tannery

Join us for a free hands-on event at the Tannery in Kitchener to discover Ontario’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) powered by D2L’s Brightspace. This session which is appropriate for kindergarten to grade 12 educators, will let you discover some of the tools available to Ontario teachers through the VLE.

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