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Summer 2021

International Languages - Elementary / African Heritage 2021 Summer Program


Please note: Registration is now closed. For questions regarding specific classes, please view our Program Officer contact information sheet. Have a great summer!


International Languages - Elementary / African Heritage Program will be offering online classes to students (TDSB and non TDSB) Kindergarten to Grade 8 (as of Sept 2020). African Heritage classes will focus on learning Black culture and contributions of people of African descent. Language classes/activities will be focused on building student’s abilities in oral communication, reading and writing. They will also be encouraged to get up, get outside and do hands-on and research-based activities throughout the summer program. No language background knowledge is necessary.

Please note that a minimum of 23 students is required to open a language class.

When: July 5 to 30, 2021 (Monday to Friday)

Who: Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 students (as of Sept 2020)

Cost: Free for July 2021 only

Where: Learning will be remote (online)

How: Each day, they will have approximately 30 minutes of live face-to-face interactive lessons with their instructor and other students.  The remaining 2 hours will be in the form of independent learning.

Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am or 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm (see below)


Registration is now closed


Frequently Asked Questions: Click here for the FAQ!


Devices for online learning

The Continuing Education Department will not be supplying students with digital devices for its summer programs. For TDSB students who need access to a device for the summer, they may request to borrow one from their home school. Non-TDSB students will need to provide their own digital devices to support their online learning. For more information about TDSB digital learning tools, please click here.

Online Code of Conduct

All policies, procedures, codes of behaviour and rules of the TDSB apply to those using online systems and resources provided by or on behalf of the TDSB. The "Code of Online Conduct" pertains to the use of online systems and resources. This Code has been prepared to protect the rights and safety of all.

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