Mission

To enhance student opportunities for success by providing access to curriculum through the use of appropriate educational and communication technologies.

Mandate

SET-BC is a Ministry of Education Provincial Resource Program established to assist school districts in educating students whose access to the curriculum is restricted primarily due to the following disabilities:

  • physical disabilities or chronic health impairments
  • visual impairments
  • dependent handicaps
  • deafblindness
  • autism spectrum disorders
  • moderate to profound intellectual disabilities

A) to lend assistive technologies (reading, writing, and communication tools) where required to ensure students’ access to educational programs, and

B) to assist school districts in providing the necessary training for students and educators in the use of these technologies