Developmental Standard Term

Certificate N'syilxcen Language



Developmental Standard Term Certificate in N'syilxcen Language & Culture

In Partnership with the En’owkin Centre and the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO)

The Developmental Standard Term Certificate program is a 3 year, 92 credit program which can lead to certification of N'syilxcen (Okanagan) Language and Culture teachers through the B.C. Teachers Regulation Board. The Certificate consists of accredited courses which can ladder into a Professional Teaching Certificate and Education Degree program at UBCO. Upon completion of the Certificate Program, students have approximately 8 years to fulfill a Bachelor of Education Program. Courses which may be transferable for credit to the DSTC program may include courses from: SIFC, UVIC, UBC, NVIT, (NAID program)
Courses in Okanagan Language and Culture are offered during the fall and winter terms at En’owkin Centre. 


PDF of poster for program

For more information or to schedule a course assessment and planning session please contact:

Kathleen Michel, Student Advisory Services & Records Management


Phone: (250) 493 7181 Ext. 223



En'owkin Centre Programs


N'syilxcen - Okanagan Language

College Readiness


Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts


Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization


National Aboriginal Professional Artist Training


Applied Ecology and Conservation


Developmental Standard Term Certificate in N'syilxcen


Aboriginal Access Studies


Aboriginal Early Childhood Education


En'owkin Centre Partners


University of Victoria


Unversity of British Columbia Okanagan

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology


BC Teachers Registration Board