newcomers

Teaching English to Adult Refugees

June 20th is World Refugee Day. This year’s theme is “Every Action Counts”. “Refugees can have different needs in the classroom than other learners. They frequently have very urgent settlement needs; they may or may not have literacy needs due to interrupted education; and they have often experienced trauma.” If you are teaching English to… Read more

Tax Videos for Newcomers

CRA has created a new video showing newcomers how the Canadian tax system works and what Canada does with the taxes we pay. It also gives a quick overview of why a newcomer should file, where to get help when filing taxes, and the resources available so you can learn to prepare and file taxes… Read more

Vulnerable Newcomers

Do you work with vulnerable newcomers to Canada? If you do, you’ll want to read the Spring 2015 LISTN newsletter. This 24 page issue is packed with information and resources. Click here to read Engaging with Vulnerable Newcomer Populations. Language Instruction Support and Training Network (LISTN) (formerly ELSA Net) is a society of LINC service… Read more