We are currently accepting registrations for the International and Indigenous Languages Program (IILP) for the 2021-22 school year.

This program provides opportunities for students to learn a language on Saturday mornings at the elementary or secondary school (credit course) level from September to June.

Classes will begin virtually on September 25, 2021 and will run on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In order to participate in a virtual program, students will need to have access to a digital device and the internet.

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 x 4350.

If you have questions, please call Continuing Education at 519-885-0800. Please do not call Day School Staff for information.

Elementary International Language Classes

WRDSB is collecting the intent to register for the 2021-22 program through the Continuing Education department International and Indigenous Languages Program.

Format of Instruction

Classes will begin virtually on Saturday, September 25. View elementary program calendar.

To participate for a virtual program, your child will need to have access to a digital device and the internet.

The total amount of instruction includes teaching time led by the IILP instructors, as well as the time students will spend working on learning engagements assigned by the instructors. 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

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 Virtual Language Program

WRDSB is collecting the intent to register for the 2021-22 Secondary credit language classes through the Continuing Education department International and Indigenous Languages Program.

Format of Instruction

Classes will begin virtually on Saturday, September 25. View secondary program calendar.

To participate for a virtual program, your child will need to have access to a digital device and the internet.

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 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.