Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

To increase community focused, virtual, online, capacity building expertise of faculty, BEd students and graduate students to serve, and support instructors and community groups in the fields of early childhood education, Indigenous education, rural education, and refugee and immigrant education.


  • Re-configuring virtual and online education to meet the professional development needs of educators
  • Responsible, just-in-time and place-centred, remote professional development for educators in rural communities
  • Supporting ECE educators to focus on the socio-emotional wellness of children and families
  • Responding to needs of remote and Indigenous communities, by providing applicable and accessible resources, know-how and learning
  • Providing resources and understanding to learners, teachers and community members anywhere in British Columbia
  • Respecting intergenerational knowledge and supporting Indigenous ways of knowing, doing and being
  • Creating online networks of support, including second language learning for immigrant and refugee students and parents