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Number of Students
BC Inclusive Post-Secondary Education
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Inclusive Post Secondary Education?
STEPS Forward, through the BC Initiative for Inclusive Post Secondary Education (BC-IPSE), STEPS Forward supports students with developmental disabilities to access academic or vocational programs open to any student, engage in campus life through clubs, sports, and regular campus activities. Coherent with typical post secondary students, to find summer employment that will potentially lead to the development of a career related to their field of study.
These students earn a Certificate of Completion, issued their college or university, in a specific field of study as non-crediting students. They study regular undergraduate courses along side their peers. Course requirements, such as exams, labs, and assignments, are modified so that the individual student can learn and engage in the classroom. Since 2001 they have been students in a wide variety of courses and disciplines from almost every faculty. (see graph)
What does non-crediting student mean?
What is the role of the instructor?
What is the role of STEPS Forward Inclusion Facilitators?