Every student is unique. One of the greatest strengths of education in B.C. is the widespread commitment to making sure all students’ individual needs are met so that they can pursue their interests and reach their fullest potential.
Embracing diversity is about recognizing and valuing differences. Our province, communities and schools offer a welcoming and inclusive environment that embraces diversity.
Find out how B.C. school districts work to make sure diversity is protected and valued:
Personalized learning is a 21st century approach to education that focuses on each student as an individual learner with his or her own learning style and unique gifts. It recognizes and values a student’s personal interests and goals.
In British Columbia, many teachers already use personalized learning strategies and our province is moving toward providing it for every student. For more information, check out:
Learn how our education system supports students with special needs – intellectual, cognitive, physical, sensory, emotional or behavioural. Services are available to help every student fulfill their potential. This includes students with exceptional gifts or talents, who may need extra support to ensure their learning environment is dynamic, relevant and challenging.
Help nurture a sense of belonging for students placed in care arrangements. Learn how to work with child welfare workers, educators and caregivers to provide continuity and stability.
Find out about the services available to students whose primary language at home is not English.
See what services are available to assist students who have refugee experience with achieving success at school.