Ontario's Designated Provider of Distance Education

Independent Learning Centre


Ontario’s Designated Provider of Distance Education

The ILC has been helping Ontarians since 1926. Learn about our origins, who we are and how we became pioneers in distance learning.

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Our Story

The ILC has a fascinating history that spans over 80 years. Join us for a journey that begins on the railroads in the 1920s and continues along today in the digital era of the 21st century.

Who We Are & What We Do

We are a diverse team of educators, student support, curriculum developers, marketing and administrative staff who are proud to help Ontarians achieve their education goals.

Employment Opportunities

The ILC hires Ontario-certified teachers to write courses, serve as associate teachers and as ILC test supervisors.


We are honoured to work with a variety of organizations. The ILC’s services support the delivery of education for organizations such as community and employment agencies, school boards, public and private schools, non-profit organizations and athletic organizations (to name just a few).

Facilitated Independent Learning Model (FILM)

TVO also offers its courses to international students through affiliate partners using its Facilitated Independent Learning Model (FILM)