Helena Prins

Associate faculty

Tourism & Hospitality Management

Helena Prins is currently an Advisor, Learning and Teaching at BCcampus. She is a also a Certified Career Strategist with Career Professionals  Canada and a member of the Professional Development Committee of ACE-WIL. Her areas of passion and practice include work-integrated learning, universal design for learning, trauma-informed teaching, and facilitating learning online.


Helena started her career as a high school teacher in South Africa while obtaining an additional B.Ed. in Special Education with distinction. She pursued international education on the beautiful island of Taiwan for seven years, during which she completed her Masters of Arts in Education. Since immigrating to Canada, Helena has taught all ages – from kindergarten to facilitating learning online courses for faculty across BC.


Trauma-Informed Practice Level 1 & 2

Trauma Informed Practice Institute

Master of Arts in Education: Early Childhood Education

University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Education: Special Needs (Honours)

University of South Africa

Bachelor of Arts (English, Psychology)

University of Stellenbosch

Diploma in Higher Education

University of Stellenbosch

BC Teacher Certification



Three Books To Find Career Courage Amid Chaos, Careering, October 6, 2020 at https://ceric.ca/2020/10/three-books-to-find-career-courage-amid-chaos/

Conquering Chinese English in the ESL Classroom, The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. XII, No. 11, November 2006 at http://iteslj.org/

Benefits of the Arts in Kindergarten – An ESL Perspective, The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. XIV, No. 7, July 2008 at http://iteslj.org/