Chronology of

Canadian Adult





The Encyclopedia of Canadian Adult Education is an open-content project that features articles, theses and resources relating to the development of adult education in Canada.

As you explore the site you will see that it is a work-in-progress. We invite you to Contribute articles for inclusion. We welcome your suggestions. We want this site to be useful for scholars and students alike.

Navigating the Site

In the Theses section you will find a pre-selected collection of theses specifically pertaining to Canadian adult education from the Library and Archives of Collections Canada. Some are available in full-text while others may be available through inter-library loans.

The Index section provides articles about significant institutions and people in Canadian adult education. At the end of each article you will find references and links for further research.

Check out the timeline in the Resources section. It outlines significant events in the history of Canadian adult education beginning in the 1600s.


This online encyclopedia is directly supported by the Adult Education BA program at the University College of the Fraser Valley, in Abbotsford, British Columbia. We are grateful to UCFV for sponsoring the site. We especially want to thank those who have researched and written articles. Check out the list of contributors. Plan to be on the list!

Search this site powered by FreeFind

Site Supported by the University College of the Fraser Valley

Contact Editors