Centre on the Developing Child (Harvard University) – “Moving Upstream: Confronting Racism to Open Up Children’s Potential”

The scientific evidence is clear and growing: racism imposes unique and substantial stressors on the daily lives of families raising young children of colour. Understanding how these stressors affect child health and development provides a compelling framework for new ideas about how communities, policies, programs, and funding streams might confront and dismantle these inequities and…

Curling Canada resources on Diversity and Inclusion

This resource is created by Curling Canada as part of its digital resource kit in support of creating meaningful change towards greater diversity and inclusivity in the sport of curling. This document list external resources and definitions that provide in-depth information about diversity and inclusion. For more resources, information, and the full Diversity & Inclusion…

Challenges and Impacts of Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) of LINC Classes during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Survey of Learners and Educators at SPOs and PSIs in Western Canada

In consultation with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and various LINC- provider institutions in Western Canada, NorQuest College conducted a study to identify the challenges and impacts of Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) of LINC classes during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Surveys were developed with the aim of examining students’ and instructors’ experiences with online/remote delivery…

COVID-19 Vaccine Lesson Plan – Language Training Resource for LINC and Informal Language Programs (EN/FR)

MANSO is pleased to share a newly developed resource for both LINC and Informal Language Programs. The English Vaccine Lesson Plan for Literacy to CLB 2 (low beginners), CLB 3-4 (intermediate beginners), and CLB 5-6 (intermediate learners) is designed to share vaccine information with adult, newcomer learners, address some myths associated with COVID-19 and vaccines,…

A Descriptive survey study of International students’ experiences studying at the University of Manitoba: Motivations, Challenges, Coping strategies and Supports

This is a Master thesis project by Jonathan Worae on international students’ experiences and challenges during their studies at the University of Manitoba. This thesis is submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies of The University of Manitoba in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts in Sociology and Criminology…

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…

Manitoba Education: Newcomer Parent Guides

These parent guides are intended to help newcomer families as they navigate the Manitoba Education System. The guides provide information on what families can expect through Kindergarten to Grade 12 in Manitoba and information on how to register for school. The guides also provide helpful tools such as checklists and questions that can be used…

Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba – Treaty Education Initiative (TEI)

The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) has updated new resource of the Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) on its website. TEI is s a public education initiative that promotes teaching about treaties from kindergarten to grade 12. Included is the Teacher’s Manual, as well as resources from the Treaties Education Kit. Together, these resources complement…

Beyond 94: Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was formed as a means of reckoning with the devastating legacy of forced assimilation and abuse left by the residential school system. From 2008 to 2014, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission heard stories from thousands of residential school survivors. In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its final report,…

IPW – Report “Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples”

“Fostering Safe Spaces for Dialogue and Relationship-Building Between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples” report, by the Immigration Partnership Winnipeg (IPW), has been launched. The main recommendation is to provide an orientation tool kit that contains information about Indigenous history and culture, and treaties, while facilitating discussions about stereotypes, telling positive stories about Indigenous communities and listing…