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…

Tips and Tools for Keeping Documents and Events Accessible

Achieving barrier-free service should be a goal for all service providers.  Below you will find some tips and tools to help you create accessible documents, websites, and events. Web Accessibility in Mind CNIB Clear Print Guidelines Making Word Documents Accessible  Accessible Word Document Checklist   Planning Accessible Events

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…

Learning English with CBC

Learning English with CBC offers opportunities to practice (CLB 4-6): Grammar Vocabulary Pronunciation Comprehension of spoken English Practice with intuitive online tools which give instant feedback.  Every week, new video and audio content will be available.

Real World Assessment Task Bank – Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Brief Description: This Portfolio Based Language Assessment (PBLA) aligned resource includes stand-alone assessment tasks for use by LINC programs. Summary: The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) has developed a bank of “real world” assessment tasks for use by LINC programs. The project development team included 22 OCDSB ESL/LINC Instructors, 2 PBLA Leads, and over 190…