Please note: the start date for Secondary classes has been moved to Saturday, September 24, 2022.
Please note:the start date for Elementary classes has been moved toSaturday, October 1, 2022.

There is no in person registration available.  Please register using the link below.

The Waterloo Region District School Board is currently accepting registrations for the International and Indigenous Languages Program (IILP).

The IILP provides opportunities for students to learn a language on Saturday mornings at the elementary or secondary school (credit course) level.

Programs for September 2022 to June 2023

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL IILP FAMILIES.  PLEASE READ

IILP family letter

 

Registration is now open for the following programs:

  • Elementary
  • Secondary

Languages offered:

  • Amharic
  • Anishinaabemowin
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • German
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Malayalam
  • Nepali
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Serbian
  • Tamil
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Additional languages may be offered, depending on enrolment.

Class Schedule

Classes will begin in September 2022 and will run on Saturday mornings:

There is no in person registration available.  Please register using the link below.

2022-23 Calendars

Fees for IILP Classes

There are no fees associated with our language classes.

If you are currently a fee-paying international student in your day school, please contact the WRDSB Enrolment/International Student Intake Officer at 519-570-0003, extension 4350.

Questions?

If you have questions, please contact us:

Elementary International Language Classes

WRDSB is collecting the intent to register for the 2022-2023 program through the Continuing Education department International and Indigenous Languages Program.

Format of Instruction: In-person

There is no in person registration available.  Please register using the link below.

Locations:

Locations for International Languages 2022-23

Important Registration Information

Elementary classes will be on Saturday mornings from September until June.

Please complete ONE registration form per child.

  • Student Fees: Out-of-province students or those who are on a Student or Visitor Visa will be required to pay fees to the WRDSB
  • Non-WRDSB Student Residency & Citizenship Verification: As per the Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines, a verification of residence and citizenship status in Canada should be conducted for the completion of the registration process. Parents or guardians will be contacted through email to book virtual appointments for the completion of the verification process. Please see the required registration documents below.
  • Required registration documents for Non-WRDSB Students:
    • Proof of Address (e.g., Current Property Tax Bill; Current Utility Bill; Home Phone/Cable/Internet Bill. Please note, Driver’s License is not acceptable)
    • Proof of Citizenship and Status in Canada:
      • Canadian Citizen (Birth Certificate, Passport, Baptismal Certificate)
      • Permanent Resident (Permanent Resident Card, Stage One Approval letter, Equivalent Documentation from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) confirming approval in principle)
      • Refugee Status: Documentation from IRCC confirming status, Consideration of eligibility (Convention refugee)
      • Diplomat Status / Minister’s Permit
      • Student Visa (Study Permit)
      • Visitor Visa (Visitor Record)

Language classes will be offered subject to sufficient enrolment and availability. All registrants will be contacted once their application has been accepted.

Secondary Credit Language Program

WRDSB is collecting the intent to register for the 2022-2023 Secondary credit language classes through the Continuing Education department International and Indigenous Languages Program.

Format of Instruction: Virtual

Through the Secondary Credit Language Program, students can develop oral communication, reading and writing skills in languages other than English or French.

Credit courses will be scheduled for 110 hours of instruction. With respect to inclusive practices, instructors will use instructional strategies and methods of communication with parents and students that are equitable and accessible to the students.

Important Registration Information

Secondary credit classes will be on Saturday mornings from September until June.

Please complete ONE registration form per student.

  • Student Fees: Out-of-province students or those who are on a Student or Visitor Visa will be required to pay fees to the WRDSB
  • Non-WRDSB Student Residency & Citizenship Verification: As per the Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines, a verification of residence and citizenship status in Canada should be conducted for the completion of the registration process. Parents or guardians will be contacted through email to book virtual appointments for the completion of the verification process. Please see the required registration documents below.
  • Required registration documents for Non-WRDSB Students:
    • Proof of Address (e.g., Current Property Tax Bill; Current Utility Bill; Home Phone/Cable/Internet Bill. Please note, Driver’s License is not acceptable)
    • Proof of Citizenship and Status in Canada:
      • Canadian Citizen (Birth Certificate, Passport, Baptismal Certificate)
      • Permanent Resident (Permanent Resident Card, Stage One Approval letter, Equivalent Documentation from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) confirming approval in principle)
      • Refugee Status: Documentation from IRCC confirming status, Consideration of eligibility (Convention refugee)
      • Diplomat Status / Minister’s Permit
      • Student Visa (Study Permit)
      • Visitor Visa (Visitor Record)

Language classes will be offered subject to sufficient enrolment and availability. All registrants will be contacted once their application has been accepted.