Master's Programs

Doctoral Programs

Languages and Societies Education Community

Academic Coordinators

Renseignements Académiques: Maîtrise en Éducation en Français

Ms. Hélène Lalancette

Limited Term Lecturer

Phone: 778-782-6866


Students and Alumni Experience

Teaching English as an Additional Language (MEd, MA)

  • Lisa Olding MEd alumnus and K–12 EAL coordinator.

  • Michael Bergenheim MEd alumnus and professional instructor for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Languages, Cultures & Literacies (PhD)

  • Angelpreet Singh PhD student and investigator of Punjabi-speaking family literacy.

  • Brent Amburgey PhD student. Worked in higher education in Tokyo, Japan; taught in Hungary and moved to Vancouver.

  • Fatima Jalali-Tehrani PhD student and bilingual language instructor and curriculum developer, coming from a multicultural...

  • Liang Cao PhD student. His research interest centers on language and queer identities.

  • Livia Poljak PhD student that looks forward to work with French immersion students.

  • Magali Forte PhD student and a busy mom.

  • Natacha Roudeix PhD student and Teacher at the Conseil Scolaire Francophone in British-Columbia.

  • Olessya Akimenko PhD student. Language School co-founder Head teacher and ESL instructor.

  • Omar Nunez Mendez PhD student and founder of Ollin Tlahtoalli Center. Interested in issues around identity and...

  • Shaila Shams PhD student. Worked in Bangladesh as a lecturer in higher education sector for more than six years.

  • Willow Allen PhD alumnus.

Research Projects

Legal Literacy for Youth: An Integrated, Holistic Project for BC Schools (Cassidy)

Éveil aux langues et à la diversité linguistique chez des élèves du primaire dans deux métropoles canadiennes (Dagenais)

Becoming an Evangelical Worker in English: Contextualizing Institutional and Interpersonal Practices (Han)

Language, Religion and Immigrant Settlement: An Ethnography (Han)

Sociocultural Investigation of Literacy Instruction and Children’s Learning of ESL (Toohey)

Grassroots Multilingualism in Africa Town in Guangzhou: A Critical Sociolinguistic Study of Low-End Globalization (Han)

Executive Functions in Multilingual Children (Hoskyn, Moore)

Mapping and Assessing African Students’ Educational Needs and Expectations in the Francophone school system in B.C. (Jacquet, Moore & Sabatier)

Teaching Conditions in Canadian Schools (Jacquet)

A qualitative study of academic literacies and multilingual first year students in an English-medium university: Social and demographic change, multiliteracies, and institutional response (S. Marshall)

Foundational academic literacy development: A pilot study of learner contexts and perceptions of progress (S. Marshall)

Intégration des jeunes immigrants africains dans les écoles francophones en Colombie-Britannique (Jacquet, Moore & Sabatier)

Intégration des jeunes immigrants africains dans les écoles de la Colombie-Britannique (Jacquet, Moore & Sabatier)

The Use of Pedagogical Documentation to support First Nations Heritage Language Instruction in Early Childhood Education (MacDonald & Moore)

Enseigner le français à Vancouver en Colombie-Britannique, le cas des Écoles francophones (Moore & Sabatier)

Literacy of Multilingual Children in French Immersion Programs (Moore & Dagenais)

Language learning in intermediate grades (Toohey & Dagenais)

Appropriating voices:  Learning ESL in elementary school (Toohey)

Constructing bi-/multilingual competences in different language learning settings in British Columbia (Sabatier)

Coalition Politics in University Contexts:  The Role of Intragroup Dynamics in Building Communicative Relations Among Groups (van der Wey