English as a Second Language (ESL) services enable students whose primary language or languages of the home are other than English to develop their individual potential within British Columbia’s school system.

The primary goal of the British Columbia school system is to support the intellectual development of students. Enabling all students to achieve the goals of human, social and career development is a responsibility shared by schools, families, as well as the community.

Please see Policy and Guidelines below: 

ELL Standards
ESL: A Guide for ESL Specialists
ESL Learners: A Guide for Classroom Teachers
ELL: Policy & Guidelines
ELL Planning Tool