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,…

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…

Health Literacy Partnerships: Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA)

This project aims to improve health outcomes for low literacy newcomer women, including refugees, with this series of tools and resources. These tools help people access healthcare services by learning to navigate the healthcare system better, reducing the barriers to accessing services and improving health literacy outcomes. They can be used by healthcare professionals and language instructors,…

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…

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 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 …

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…