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2023 Summer International Languages Elementary & African Heritage Program (In-person)

When: July 4 to July 28, 2023 (Monday to Friday)
Who: Senior Kindergarten (as of Sept 2023) to Grade 8 students (TDSB and non-TDSB students)
Cost: $20 (for materials fee)

Registration Requirements:

Ontario Education Number (OEN) and OHIP card is required. (OEN can be found at the top of your child’s report card).

Online Registration:

Online registration is now closed

African Heritage Program

The African Heritage Summer Program connects students to the contributions, histories, legacies, cultures and traditions of people of African descent through inquiry and experiential learning.

School Time Contact Information
Charles E Webster
1900 Keele Street
*Supervised lunch break 11:30am to 12:00pm for students enrolled in both morning language and afternoon African Heritage programs.
9 00 to 11:30 am:
Amharic, Somali
12 to 2:30 pm
African Heritage
416 788-2180

International Languages Elementary

International Languages Elementary Summer Programs combine language & culture learning with engaging activities like games, songs, dance, storytelling, and writing. No language background knowledge is necessary. Afternoon cultural programs, run by community groups, are also available at a number of our sites.

Location: Please see below for locations

  • 9:00 am to 11:30 am - Language program offered by TDSB*
  • 11:30 am to 4:00 pm – non TDSB programming offered by community groups (in some locations).

*Other languages may be offered as long as a minimum of 23 students are enrolled.

Site/School Languages Offered Time ILE Contact Person Non-TDSB Cultural Program (11:30 am to 4 pm) Cultural Program Contact
Crestview PS
101 Seneca Hill Dr
Mandarin Traditional
Mandarin Simplified
9 am to 11:30 am Young-Ah Kim
416 948-5567

Maria Xenikakis
416 254-1068
416 716-6566
Georges Vanier SS
3000 Don Mills Rd
Mandarin Simplified 9 am to 11:30 am Rong Xue
416 529-4440
416 520-9777
Mary Shadd PS
135 Hupfield Trail
Tamil Sanskrit 9 am to 11:30 am Ponniah Vivekenandan
416 998-2155
Not Available Tamil:
416 832-0829
McKee PS
35 Church Ave
Simplified Spanish
9 am to 11:30 am Li Gao
647 460-8685

Jasminka Cimesa
416 524-5965
647 746-3706
Pleasant View MS
175 Brian Dr
Romanian 9 am to 11:30 am Livia Popa
416 998-1467
Silver Springs PS
222 Silver Springs Blvd
Mandarin Simplified
Mandarin Traditional
9 am to 11:30 am Ivy Alejandro
Ryerson CS
96 Denison Ave
Mandarin Simplified 9 am to 11:30 am Farzana Babar
647 220-4170
Not Available Not Available
North Kipling JMS
2 Rowntree Blvd
1:30 to 4 pm Farzana Babar
647 220-4170
  Farzana Babar
647 220-4170
Charles E Webster
1903 Keele Street
9 am to 11:30 am Grace Ocloo
416 788-2180
African Heritage
12 to 2:30 pm
Grace Ocloo
416 788-2180


Phone: 416-338-4100