English Language Learners (ELL)

Who are English Language Learners?

  • Canadian-born: children raised in a family in which languages other than English are spoken
  • Newcomers to Canada: refugees, immigrants or international students

How do we support English Language Learners?

  • Teachers for English language learners offer support for students and teachers in their schools
  • English as a second language (ESL) program at Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School (Peterborough)
  • Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program offers students and their families help with housing, immigration, employment, recreation, etc.
  • Language Line Telephone Translation Service

Contact Information

All Schools
1-877-741-4577 extension 2170 or (705) 742-9773 extension 2170

Peterborough High School Program
Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School
1009 Armour Road North, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9H 7H2
(705) 743-5230
email:  debra_nash@kprdsb.ca
website: http://tass.kprdsb.ca/

International Students
Community Training and Development Centre (CTDC)
681 Monaghan Road South, Peterborough, ON, Canada K9J 5J5
1-877-749-2832 or (705) 742-7277
email: ctdc@ctdclearningplace.com
website: http://www.ctdclearningplace.com/


Education

Information about Ontario Schools

First Languages

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ENGLISH | FRENCH | MANDARIN | PUNJABI | ROMANIAN | TURKISH | UKRAINIAN | TAGALOG

Stories - in many languages
ICDL (International Children's Digital Library)
Thornwood Park

Community

Settlement

Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS)

Consent Form

Language Line Telephone Translation Service

Confidential, professional translators to communicate with the school.
Available in over 100 languages.

ENGLISH | BENGALI | CANTONESE | MANDARIN | GUJARATI | RUSSIAN | SPANISH | TAMIL | URDU | VIETNAMESE