Inclusion, Interaction and Connection in the French Classroom (Delivered Online) - Fall 2021


Program Prerequisites

The minimum requirements for admission to a Graduate Diploma in Education (GDE) are:

1.  A Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 2.5;

2.  A British Columbia teaching certificate from a recognized teacher preparation program; *

3.  Submitted evidence that the applicant is capable of undertaking advanced work in the area of interest. This is usually judged based on letters of reference from qualified referees and a statement of interest.

* If you do not have a British Columbia teaching certificate issued by the BC Ministry of Education, Teacher Regulation Branch, please contact our office at


  • Suited for: K - 12 French Educators (Core French, French Immersion, Francophone)
  • Format: Interactive, experiential online sessions with a combination of synchronous and asynchronous classes. Potential that the one-week, Summer Institutes (August 22-26, 2022 and August 21-25, 2023) are face-to-face.
  • Start Term: Fall 2021 (Sep)
  • End Term: Summer 2023 (Aug)
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  • Application Deadline: July 23, 2021
  • 2021/22 Tuition*: $326.69/unit
  • (Students register for 5 units per term)
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September. 
    French Education bursaries and grants available (for more information, see 'Tuition and Fees' tab)



Additional information can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page as well as in the Student Calendar.