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…

Parent Tip sheet – Aggression in preschoolers (3-5 years of age)

Noticing aggressive behaviour in children can be distressing for parents, but it is important to know that even young children can be aggressive and that this aggression can lead to problems at home and in school. This document provides parents, especially those with preschoolers, with tips and prevention methods. Parents play an influential and important…

Parenting School-Age and Adult Children: An EAL Resource Guide for Parents and Caregivers

The Pacific Immigrant Resources Society, with funding from BC TEAL, has created this resource: Parenting School-Age and Adult Children The Parenting Curriculum Guide was created to meet the needs of newcomer parents and caregivers with a CLB 3 or higher. The hope is that by using the guide and resources your English language classes will…

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…