Read to Speak – Community ESL Bookclub

Read to Speak – Community ESL Bookclub

Our recent report Breaking the Language Barrier, we identified several challenges and needs of English as Second Language curriculum for newcomers. One of main frustrations newcomers had with existing ESL programs was that the “end-points of ESL classes rarely...
The Words We Use by Emma Bartel

The Words We Use by Emma Bartel

The World University Service of Canada (WUSC) Student Refugee Program brings refugee students to Canada as permanent residents, and provides support for them to continue higher education at one of 83 university campuses across the country. My family has been involved...
Barriers to Health Care by Emma Bartel

Barriers to Health Care by Emma Bartel

What does the literature have to say about…  This article is part of a series summarizing research conducted in Canada related to refugee health and settlement. This segment is focused on:   BARRIERS TO HEALTH CARE   Research studies have unveiled a number...