1.1 Strengthening bilingual teacher candidates’ academic, pedagogical, and linguistic proficiency.
1.2 Enhancing mainstream teachers’ cultural and linguistic awareness to work with ethno-linguistically diverse learners.
2.1 Creating spaces for Bilingual Bicultural Education teacher candidates to explore with expansive curricular opportunities with children.
2.2 Promoting school children’s learning, imagination, and creativity through expansive learning.
2.3 Fostering initiatives for in-service bilingual teachers to take on the role of inquirers and mentors in quality learning environments for ethno-linguistically diverse children.
3. Creating University interdisciplinary research teams to produce strong research-based models of pedagogies of imagination for language learning/teaching.