DALA Programs

Lifelong Learning Opportunities

Funded through the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL), Digby Area Learning Association offers free-to-you education and career upgrading opportunities for learners who want to improve their essential skills; work towards a high school diploma or equivalency; and/or upgrade their high school credits to qualify for post-secondary education. 

Enrolment is continuous from September to June. Enrol when it's convenient for you. Learn at your own pace on a part-time or full-time basis.

Learn at Your Own Pace

We offer flexible options to support your success as an adult learner including daytime classes, evening classes, and one-on-one tutoring.

Adult learners are assessed to determine placement in the program that is right for them. All instructors are qualified to follow the course material and outcomes prescribed by the Nova Scotia School of Adult Learning (NSSAL).

Adult Education


Adult Learning Program (ALP) Levels 2-3: 

Enhance your reading, writing, and math skills to work towards earning your high school diploma or equivalency.

ALP Level 4:

Earn your high school diploma through Level 4 delivered by Nova Scotia Community College. 

General Educational Development (GED) Preparation: 

The GED Prep program offers classes and resources to help you prepare for the GED high school equivalency tests.

E3: Education, Essential Skills, Empowerment: 

Improve your reading, writing, digital, and personal development skills to reach learning and employment goals. 

Evening Class: 

Improve your skills through our adult learning programs or work towards your GED high school equivalency certificate. One-on-one tutoring is available during this time.

Family Literacy Program


Family Literacy Program

Fun-themed activities, crafts, games, and books for the whole family to enjoy.



Skills for Success and Integration - Digby

Settlement support for newcomers.

English Language Training - Cornwallis

English lessons and conversational skill development.

Technology Help


Technology Help: 

Receive assistance with mobile devices, social media, and other tech-related questions.

Northstar Digital Literacy: 

Build digital skills while using technology and demonstrate your knowledge to potential employers by earning Northstar Digital Literacy certificates.

Contact us today to discover which program is right for you!