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Learning Philosophy

Our commitment to learners and learning is at the heart of Red Deer College and this is reflected in our values of accountability, inclusiveness, exploration, excellence, integrity and community.

We believe in fostering intellectually rigorous, professionally relevant, and dynamic learning environments of inquiry, exploration, application and creativity. We ensure accessibility to multiple pathways of formal and informal learning through active engagement, facilitated learning processes, and scholarly excellence. We value learning because it empowers our learners to be highly productive in the work force and within our communities. We honour the intrinsic value of learning in supporting self development, growth and fulfillment in the individual learner. We promote positive lifelong learning habits and attitudes that embrace local, national, and global experiences, issues and perspectives.