Diverse student needs

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.

Coming into government care can be a difficult experience for a child. Our education system is one of several agencies that can make a positive difference during this challenging time.

Families who arrive in British Columbia as refugees have overcome great obstacles and adversity. They bring with them strengths, abilities and qualities to share as they settle into their new home.

Awareness and understanding of the backgrounds and needs of students with refugee experience, in addition to their strengths and cultural differences, can help them succeed at school.

Learn about students with refugee experience and how to work with them in education: