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Teaching English As An Additional Language (TEAL) – Concentration at the University of Manitoba

The Concentration in TEAL The Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba is proud to introduce the new PBDE Concentration in Teaching English as an Additional/Second Language. The first of its kind in Manitoba, the concentration will launch in September 2020. Designed for educators who work with EAL learners in K-12 school settings, adult…

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The Canadian Refugee Sponsorship Agreement Holders Association: Sponsorship Guidebook

This site has been designed to meet the needs of Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs), their Constituent Groups, Groups of Five and Community Sponsors who are currently sponsoring, or thinking about sponsoring refugees in Canada. While initial focus of this site is to support private sponsorship in Calgary, sponsors across Canada can still benefit from many…

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Tips and Tools for Keeping Documents and Events Accessible

Achieving a barrier-free service should be a goal for all service providers.  We have collected some resources and tools for you to create accessible documents, websites, and events. Website and Social Media Webaim.org: Web Accessibility in Mind Websiteplanet.com: Guide to Website Accessibility CNIB: Clear Print Guidelines Social Media Accessibility Documents Microsoft: Making Word Documents Accessible …

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Tutela: The Online Community for ESL/FSL Professionals

Tutela is an online community for ESL/FSL professionals focusing on language training for adult newcomers.  This resource is open to current and future ESL/FSL professionals across Canada.  Communicate, collaborate, access key resources, and increase your knowledge by participating in webinars and web conferences from across the country.

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Resource Link: https://tutela.ca/

UNHCR Canada Report – Are refugees good for Canada? A look at Canadian refugee integration

The following study surveys the most recent data and research available to provide a glimpse into the lives and achievements of the one million refugees who arrived in Canada since 1980. It should serve as a useful source for those interested in explaining to various audiences how refugees integrate and contribute to Canadian society and…

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UNHCR Education materials: Teaching about refugees

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. On this online Teaching About Refugees page, you can find FREE and adaptable UNHCR teaching materials on refugees, asylum, migration and…

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University of Manitoba: Resource Recommendations Relating to Anti-Black and Anti-Indigenous Racism

Please note that some of the resources are listed are only available with University of Manitoba (or other academic institution) access.  The resources listed as ‘external resources’ are accessible to all. The University of Manitoba Libraries denounces anti-Black racism and police and state violence Here you will find books, articles, and other resources that provide…

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Webinar Series: Gender-Based Violence Awareness and COVID-19

This webinar series is designed for Service Providers working with newcomers, immigrants, and refugees. It is focused on allyship as an important skill for service providers working with newcomers, immigrants and refugees on Gender-Based Violence awareness. The presentations are organized by a collaborative partnership between: CISSA-ACSEI, The Canadian Immigrant Settlement Sector Alliance – Alliance canadienne du secteur…

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