New Hazelton, BC V0J
This is an information session for UNBC’s Gitxsan Developmental Standard Term Certificate (DSTC), which is a university credit program that prepares students to teach Gitxsanimx language and culture in schools.
This certificate is granted by the Teacher Regulation Branch (TRB) of the Ministry of Education. Upon completion, application is made to the TRB for the Developmental Standard Term Certificate.
The full program will meet the requirements for three separate UNBC credentials:
1. Certificate in First Nations Language;
2. Diploma in First Nations Language;
3. DSTC Certificate.
Upon successful completion of the DSTC students can transfer their credits to pursue a UNBC undergraduate degree, such as a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts (First Nations Studies), or a Bachelor of Social Work.