International Education

International Education

We live in a world that is becoming smaller through globalization. Through the International Education Programs of our schools, students from other countries have an opportunity to study in Canada in a Christian school. As well as providing this much in demand opportunity, our SCSBC school communities benefit as we develop a global perspective that celebrates the diversity of the human family in the body of Christ.

The SCSBC International Program Coordinator provides support and assistance to administrators and staff, enabling them to:

  • maintain a positive school environment, education program and homestay program
  • providing a quality, fully accredited International Education Program that offers a Christ-centered English as a Second Language program, and a Christian Homestay program

The International Education Program handbook, as well many other helpful resources and forms, can be found in the Members Portal.


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Marlene Bylenga SCSBC International Program Coordinator

International Student Program Coordinator

Marlene Bylenga

Marlene has been working with international students and their families since 1996 as a homestay parent, the International Student Coordinator at Langley Christian School and with the SCSBC as International Education Program Coordinator.

Marlene’s responsibilities include:
• providing international program support to principals, international student coordinators and homestay coordinators
• promoting school-based International Student Programs
• providing in-services for staff on issues dealing with new students entering Canada, and cross-cultural joys and challenges


Certificate in Intercultural Studies from the University of BC, Vancouver, BC

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