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Firmly Rooted

Firmly Rooted

Coming to a new country, learning a new language, encountering a different school system and living in a new home environment are some of the challenges students from...

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Agencies and Agreements

Agencies and Agreements

by Marlene Bylenga, SCSBC International Education Coordinator ◊ In the last few years, British Columbia’s K-12 schools have seen significant growth in international...

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Conversation

Conversation

by Marlene Bylenga, SCSBC International Education Coordinator ◊  We live in a world where technology has given us so many new ways to communicate. For the most part,...

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Homestay Guidelines

Homestay Guidelines

by Marlene Bylenga, SCSBC International Education Coordinator ◊ On a recent trip to Asia, I was privileged to meet with many of the parents of our international...

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No Longer Strangers

No Longer Strangers

by Marlene Bylenga, SCSBC International Education Coordinator ◊ Bienvenue. Hwan yung hap ni da. Selemant dating. Härzliche wöikomme. Every language has a word for...

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Mission or Money

Mission or Money

by Marlene Bylenga, SCSBC International Education Coordinator ◊ How is the enrolment of international students viewed in your school? Is it simply a means of filling...

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Intercultural Learning

Intercultural Learning

by Marlene Bylenga, SCSBC International Education Coordinator ◊ Another school year has begun. Returning students are eager to renew existing friendships, and new...

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