BASIC ADULT GENERAL EDUCATION REGULATION
(R.S.Q., c. I-13.3, s. 448; 1997, c. 96, ss. 129 and 164)
Nature and objectives of educational services
The educational services offered to adults in general education include learning
services, popular education services and student services.
The purpose of those services is
to enable adults to become increasingly self-sufficient;
to facilitate the social and vocational integration of adults;
to help adults enter and remain in the job market;
to enable adults to contribute to the economic, social and cultural
development of their community; and
to enable adults to acquire learning that is certified by the Minister.
Learning services include instructional services and services supporting of the
The purpose of instructional services is to help adults acquire the theoretical or
practical knowledge that will enable them to achieve their learning objectives.
Those services may be offered through various learning methods such as self-
directed learning and distance education and include:
services assisting the learning process;
presecondary education services;
Secondary Cycle One education services;
Secondary Cycle Two education services;
social integration services;
sociovocational integration services;
vocational education preparation services;
(10) postsecondary education preparation services.
Services assisting the learning process are designed to enable adults to assess their
personal and professional experiences and to be introduced to learning and
teaching methods throughout their studies.
Literacy services are designed to enable adults
to access other learning services, if necessary;
to increase their abilities in different areas of learning;
to carry out their familial and societal roles.
Presecondary education services, in order to offer access to se