Trauma-informed EAL

Here’s another reminder of a great resource! Are you working with refugee women who have experienced trauma?  Here’s a resource for you. The Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) has published Trauma-Informed EAL: PIRS Teacher’s Guide to Trauma-Informed English as an Additional Language. Here’s what the curriculum designer, Diana Jefferies, has to say about the approach:… Read more

Their Voices Will Guide Us

Their Voices Will Guide Us: Student and Youth Engagement Guide is an education initiative of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Our intent is to facilitate critical thinking, purposeful reflection, and dialogue around the perceptions and lived realities of Indigenous women and girls, including members of 2SLGBTQQIA communities. This initiative… Read more

Newcomer Women’s Health Resource

Newcomer Women’s Health Resource: New Strategies for Women Learning English for Better Health is a new curriculum created by Diana Jeffries from The Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS). If you work with immigrant and refugee women, this is a resource designed for you. This resource is designed to help teachers and students engage in the… Read more

It’s All About the Money

The Native Women’s Association of Canada develops and delivers programs promoting equality for Aboriginal women and girls. A financial literacy program has been created to support economic empowerment. It’s All About the Money is a culturally relevant financial literacy project that covers personal relationship to money, credit, managing money, savings and investment, application of learning,… Read more

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is held every March 8th. It’s a time to celebrate women’s achievements and call for greater equality. This year’s theme is Make It Happen. One of the factors that can make things happen for women is literacy, and the benefits of developing literacy in women extend beyond an individual scope. “It improves… Read more