* Student’s name has been changed for privacy. Sandra* immigrated to Canada in June 2018 to rejoin her mother from whom she had been separated for over three years. A … Continue Reading Welcoming Communities: Student Success Story
As Summer officially came to a close and we said hello to Fall this past weekend, we thought it would be a good time to look back on some of … Continue Reading Refugee Youth Summer Camp
This year, thousands of refugees from Nigeria arrived in Toronto and are living in hotels. Our Newcomer Services – Welcoming Communities program recently reached out to hear directly from … Continue Reading Refugee Youth – BBQ @ Scarborough Bluffs
This video is the first of an ongoing series we’ll be presenting titled “LINC: Overcoming Language Barriers”. Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) helps newcomers learn English and assists them … Continue Reading LINC: Overcoming Language Barriers – Csilla’s Story
TDSB Newcomer Services introduced a couple of new initiatives this school year, one of which is an Indigenous Arts Program. Here’s what our newcomer youth have learned and created.
“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life” – Picasso
Afra, a mother of 4, came into the culinary program not knowing what to expect. Her introduction to the parent engagement experience began with a warm cup of tea served with care from our culinary expert, Susan Ng.
Welcoming Communities is back with more soup for the soul… and the stomach!
Is there a better way to learn about your community than to get outside and explore it? Outdoor education is a wonderful chance for students to try new things, to explore different places, and to learn in an experiential way.