Learn English

Newcomers to Canada may benefit from the Durham Continuing Education Learn English program. The Durham District School Board offers free, morning, afternoon and evening Learn English classes as well as English as a Second Language classes.


In order to enter the Learn English program, you must:

  • Take an English language assessment
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be either a permanent resident of Canada, a Convention refugee, or be a person in Canada in the process of becoming a Permanent Resident with a letter of Confirmation of Permanent Residence