Nila Gopaul holds two teaching certificates and a Master’s Degree in Education from Simon Fraser University (Curriculum Development and Instruction through the Imaginative Education Research Group). She has taught at several B.C. post-secondary institutions and at Harvard University, where she instructed international students at the Institute for English Language Programs.
Nila’s international teaching contracts included Capilano University’s China Partnership Program in Harbin, China, and the University of Victoria’s program in Al Ain, the United Arab Emirates. In Qatar, she was employed as a teacher-trainer by the local Ministry of Education.
From 2009-2016, Nila was the Editor and Publisher of The Westcoast Reader, an award-winning newspaper for youth and adults who are improving their English reading skills. This publication was funded by the B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education.