About I. Kotlyarevsky School
The I. Kotlyarevsky school in St. Catharines is a Ukrainian school currently attended by 20 students and functions in cooperation with the UNF National Ukrainian School Initiatives Committee. There are classes from kindergarten to grade 8. The faculty consists of four teachers offering one session a week. The teachers of the St. Catharines heritage school use programs according to the students’ needs: differentiated teaching approaches shows positive results when addressed to different level language learners.
The teaching staff constantly looks for new ways to inspire students to learn. Examples of this are educational computer games in Ukrainian and learning modules as well as lessons where older students read to younger ones. Teachers actively involve the students in participating in school celebrations and the wider local Ukrainian community.
Principal – Natalie Babicky