Indigenous Film Resources

A new website shared by AMSSA includes links to resources to support educators with integrating Indigenous voices into their teaching. This website compiles film and other resources to support the positive integration of Indigenous Peoples’ worldviews & perspectives into classrooms (LINC, K-12, public & private language training, post-secondary & graduate levels).

New IRCC Settlement Language Videos

IRCC has released two new settlement language videos that can be shared widely with staff and newcomers alike: Language training options for newcomers to Canada describes the language training and learning opportunities offered through the Settlement Program. This video will help newcomers understand what they can expect from different types of language programming, including formal…

COPA: Resources on prevention of violence, bullying and child abuse

COPA provides schools and communities with unique multimedia educational resources, as well as training, professional development and opportunities for capacity- building and consultation throughout the province of Ontario. COPA is the Ontario Provincial Coordinator of the Francophone Settlement Workers’ in Schools Program, supported by IRCC. Le COPA offre aux écoles et aux collectivités des ressources…

CCPA: Being Involved in Uninvolved Contexts – Refugee parent involvement in Children’s Education

This report by community-based researcher Fadi Ennab was published by the CCPA in collaboration with the Newcomer Education Coalition. The involvement of refugee parents in their children’s education is crucial for academic success and community development. Yet, schools often struggle in promoting the involvement of newcomer parents, especially in contexts where there are language, cultural…

Newcomer Education Coalition

The Newcomer Education Coalition is made up of partner organizations that work directly with newcomer youth and families. The coalition works to create welcoming, inclusive, and equitable schools where all students are respected and can have the opportunity to flourish and achieve their social and educational goals in culturally proficient, safe, and supportive environments. The…