Teaching and Learning in Multilingual, Multicultural Schools, Burnaby


  • Engaging in inquiry and reflective practice
  • Exploring theory and practice of additional language education
  • Integrating content and language across the curriculum
  • Connecting to Indigenous ways of knowing and meaning-making
  • Engaging with authentic assessment
  • Connecting with families, school and community personnel and establishing socio-emotional frameworks of support
  • Examining theoretical perspectives on language in the new curriculum
  • Exploring cross-cultural connections to learning
  • Building and sustaining collaborative learning communities in multilingual, multicultural classrooms

This two-year, 30-unit program of study is for teachers whose primary focus is school-based educational practice. It provides the opportunity to engage in focused, sustained reflective inquiry. Completion of the diploma allows teachers to move from TQS category 4 to TQS 5 or from category 5 to 5+.

  • Location: S.D. #41 Burnaby, BC
  • Suited for: K–12 teachers
  • Start Term: Fall 2017 (Sep)
  • End Term: Summer 2019 (Aug)
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  • Application Extended: Aug 25, 2017
  • 2017/18 Tuition: $301.80/unit
    (Students register for 5 units per term)


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