||Oct 02, 2023 – Dec 08, 2023
||Sep 22, 2023 at 4pm ET (CLOSED)
||Sep 26, 2023 at 4pm ET
||Sep 28, 2023 at 4pm ET
||Nov 06, 2023 – Feb 09, 2024
||Oct 27, 2023 at 4pm ET
||Oct 31, 2023 at 4pm ET
||Nov 02, 2023 at 4pm ET
||Jan 22, 2024 – Apr 05, 2024
||Jan 12, 2024 at 4pm ET
||Jan 16, 2024 at 4pm ET
||Jan 18, 2024 at 4pm ET
|Late Winter 2024
||Feb 19, 2024 – Apr 19, 2024
||Feb 09, 2024 at 4pm ET
||Feb 13, 2024 at 4pm ET
||Feb 15, 2024 at 4pm ET
Deadline dates are subject to change.
- Course Dates: Oct 02, 2023 – Dec 08, 2023
- Application Deadline: Sep 22, 2023 at 4pm ET (CLOSED)
- Document Deadline: Sep 26, 2023 at 4pm ET
- Payment Deadline: Sep 28, 2023 at 4pm ET
- Course Dates: Nov 06, 2023 – Feb 09, 2024
- Application Deadline: Oct 27, 2023 at 4pm ET
- Document Deadline: Oct 31, 2023 at 4pm ET
- Payment Deadline: Nov 02, 2023 at 4pm ET
- Course Dates: Jan 22, 2024 – Apr 05, 2024
- Application Deadline: Jan 12, 2024 at 4pm ET
- Document Deadline: Jan 16, 2024 at 4pm ET
- Payment Deadline: Jan 18, 2024 at 4pm ET
Late Winter 2024
- Course Dates: Feb 19, 2024 – Apr 19, 2024
- Application Deadline: Feb 09, 2024 at 4pm ET
- Document Deadline: Feb 13, 2024 at 4pm ET
- Payment Deadline: Feb 15, 2024 at 4pm ET
What does it mean to be a leader in inclusive education in British Columbia? How does one become a leader in inclusive education?
Leadership in inclusive education has never been more crucial. This course provides you with the tools, skills, and knowledge necessary to facilitate an inclusive school classroom, school, and learning community.
Throughout this course, you will discover the high-level policies that impact inclusive education practices and examine how they are applied at the ground level. In addition, you will explore strategies and resources for developing inclusive classrooms and schools, including behavioural support, fostering creativity, best practices for educational technologies, implementing universal design for learning (UDL), and promoting social emotional learning (SEL) inclusive of all learners and backgrounds.
This capstone course prepares you to translate inclusive education theory into practice as you become a leader in your school, communities and beyond.
What You Will Learn and Do
In this course you’ll have the opportunity to
- research the history of inclusion in schools and the policies that impact its implementation
- examine structural challenges of families with diverse backgrounds to support their inclusion in an educational environment using practical tools
- apply strategies that can support diverse learners in a classroom environment
- explore whole school structures to support learners with academic and behavioural needs
- discuss strategies that foster creativity and academic innovation in classrooms and school
- utilize SEL and its uses in inclusive educational settings
- discover professional learning opportunities to continue developing your professional skills as a leader in inclusive education in your school and beyond
- demonstrate an understanding of assistive technologies available to students and the methods for accessing them
Each module includes a variety of resources, such as articles, videos, websites, podcasts and other media, as well as discussion posts, reflective tasks, collaborative tasks, culminating tasks, and assignments.
Module 1: Leadership in Inclusive Education
Module 2: Supporting the Inclusive Classroom
Progress Update 1
Module 3: Supporting the Inclusive School
Module 4: Fostering Creativity and Well-being
Module 5: Inclusive Supports
Progress Update 2
Module 6: Assistive Technology, Transitions, and Professional Learning
Module 7: Becoming an Inclusive Leader
1) Courses and Post-Graduate Certificates are approved by TQS for Category Upgrade. If you would like these courses to be used towards Category Upgrading, you must have a valid BC Teacher Certificate.
ECEs, EAs, and other education professionals are welcome to take the courses without Certification.
2) Completion of Inclusive Education Part 2 (formerly Special Education Part 2)
Teaching Experience is not required but it is advised that candidates gain some experience before completing the second and specialist courses. There are many opportunities to gain experience through volunteer work and community-based programs.
There are no additional resources required for this course.
Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.
Have a question? Contact us!
If you drop a course:
- by the midpoint of the course, you will receive 100% of your course fee.
- after the midpoint, before the end of the course, you will receive 50% of your course fee.
||100% Refund Deadline
||50% Refund Deadline
|Late Summer 2023||Sep 02, 2023||Sep 29, 2023|
|Fall 2023||Nov 04, 2023||Dec 08, 2023|
|Fall/Winter 2023||Dec 23, 2023||Feb 09, 2024|
|Winter 2024||Feb 27, 2024||Apr 05, 2024|
|Late Winter 2024||Mar 20, 2024||Apr 19, 2024|
Late Summer 2023
- 100% Refund Deadline: Sep 02, 2023
- 50% Refund Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
- 100% Refund Deadline: Nov 04, 2023
- 50% Refund Deadline: Dec 08, 2023
- 100% Refund Deadline: Dec 23, 2023
- 50% Refund Deadline: Feb 09, 2024
- 100% Refund Deadline: Feb 27, 2024
- 50% Refund Deadline: Apr 05, 2024
Late Winter 2024
- 100% Refund Deadline: Mar 20, 2024
- 50% Refund Deadline: Apr 19, 2024
For more about our refund policies, visit our Fees & Refunds page.