About Us


Canadian Higher Learning Academy is an online private high school offering local and international students the opportunity to complete Ontario high school courses and graduate with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), which is recognized by universities worldwide.

Our mission is to unlock each students potential by creating a student-centered learning environment where students can learn and complete courses at their own pace. We aim to prepare students for the 21st century workplace by providing education through an online environment where students can develop transferable skills for the ever-evolving digital world. Through our online learning system, students are given the ability to complete various courses from their preferred setting and have access to all course materials as well as academic support which is available at any time.

Principal’s Message

Welcome to Canadian Higher Learning Academy! Reaching your highest academic potential is our mission, and we are committed to building a learning experience that is unique and personal to each of our students. CHLA’s foundation is based off of the understanding that each student learns at their own pace and with their own preferred learning style. At Canadian Higher Learning Academy, we provide education through a platform most suitable for the 21st century work place, in order to prepare students for a future that is very different from 10 years ago. Our online school provides ministry approved and accredited courses which hold the same merit and quality of any other high school in Ontario. Our teachers are OCT (Ontario College of Teachers) certified or equivalent, and our method of education allows students to ensure they completely understand the material before moving on, or speed through any material that comes easily.

To students, I ask that you reflect on your goals and strive to pursue personal excellence. Your commitment will result in increased academic performance. Know that I am here to support and encourage you as you explore different possibilities and grow as learners.

To parents, we believe that your involvement is an essential component to the academic success of your child. I encourage you to visit our website often, get in touch with your child’s teacher, and to get engaged in all that Canadian Higher Learning Academy has to offer.

We look forward to having you join Canadian Higher Learning, and wish you every success at our school as well as your post-secondary aspirations. A brighter future begins here!

Indi Sahi

Indi Sahi
Canadian Higher Learning Academy

Our Pledge To Students

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    Customized Learning Experience

    Students are given the flexibility to complete tests and assignments at their own pace, as all students are given up to 10 months to finish each course. You create your own deadlines according to your schedule. We acknowledge that not every student learns at the same pace, and each student has their preferred learning style.

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    Open Communication with Teachers

    We believe that your voice in the learning process is an important part of your journey to academic success. Our teachers are teachers available online through email and the course portal, and are more than happy to discuss your progress with you at any given time.

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    A Safe Learning Environment

    Our courses run on Moodle, an easy-to-use online learning platform. Students have direct access to all of their course material, with each lesson/topic/unit stating the approximate time commitment, learning goals, and curriculum expectations. Moodle is the standard for many online schools and is used by several Canadian universities to operate online courses.

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    Hybrid Learning Packages with One-on-One Tutoring

    We recognize that student’s may need additional help with their courses and prefer a one-on-one instructional setting. CHLA provides a hybrid learning package through our affiliated tutoring companies.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, CHLA is inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education and has been given permission to grant OSSD credits. The credits you will complete at CHLA are the same credits earned by students in public and private schools in the Province of Ontario.
Anyone is eligible to take courses at CHLA, whether you are enrolled in university or college, another high school, or live in another country.
Each course will take 110 hours (minimum) and the course outline indicates and highlights the breakdown of each unit. There are no schedules for enrollment, it is on-going through the entire year. Students have up to 10 months in which to complete their courses.
At CHLA, students earn OSSD credits, which are the same credits that a student would earn in any other school in Ontario. As a result, these courses will not be viewed any differently by post-secondary institutions.
Students will be assigned a teacher who will answer questions, provide feedback, and grade assessments. Students will be able to communicate with the teacher via the Moodle system as well as through other forms of online communication.
CHLA has ongoing enrollment which means students may register at any time during year. Typically, students will be able to begin courses within 48 hours of registration.