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International and Indigenous Languages Program 2021/2022

Learn a new language for free online!

The Simcoe County District School Board offers children in grades 1 to 8 an opportunity to learn and/or maintain a language other than French or English. Whether you enroll your children in this program to learn a new language, understand a new culture or to extend their knowledge of their first language, every student can benefit from this program.


Please Check Back Mid-September for Registration Instructions

Students enrolled in grades 1 to 8 are eligible to enroll in this program.

Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, Ojibwe, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu

Delivery Method: eLearning

If the language of your interest is not listed, please feel free to contact us at

Class Schedule:
Saturday Program:

Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. starting October 2, 2021 

Class dates:

Term 1: Oct 2, 16, 23, 30; Nov 6, 13, 20, 27; Dec 4, 11

Term 2: Jan 15, 22, 29; Feb 5, 12, 26; Mar 5, 26; April 2, 9

Wednesday Program (Spanish and Mandarin Only):

Wednesday Evenings from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. starting October 6, 2021

Class dates: Oct 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov 3, 10, 17, 24; Dec 1, 8

Inclement Weather:

In the event of class cancellation due to inclement weather we will post this information on our website as well as Twitter.


There is no cost for this program; however, we must have a minimum number of students per language in order to offer the class.  Most classes fill quickly and are established on a first come, first served basis.


If you are a high school student interested in volunteering with the International and Indigenous Languages Program, please submit a resume and cover letter to Please specify your proficiency in the language that you are interested in helping with. A reference from your school will be required.