Students build their language skills to have the competence and confidence to perform well in their English/Vietnamese courses, and love and respect their heritage language and culture.
At True North School, we believe every student can acquire a second language – English – while maintaining and developing their mother tongue – Vietnamese. Fluency and confidence in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in Vietnamese coupled with developing English skills as a second language define True North School.
A bilingual education:
Our English language immersion goals for students are:
Our program of studies and model design are based on sound constructivist educational theories and scientific research.
We strive to continually reflect on and assess our practices and progress.