WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS:
THE NEWCOMERS' CLUB
The Newcomers’ Club provides newcomer students with an opportunity to share their thoughts and experiences with peers who are going through a similar adjustment period. These workshops encourage newcomer students to speak about their challenges as well as share their success stories from previous years. The settlement workers encourage students to enrol in various school activities for a successful transition. The topics covered during each session are chosen based on the need and suggestions of those who are part of the club.
|Some topics covered during the sessions include:
- Building effective communication skills
- Study habits
- How to write a resume
PARENT/GUARDIAN SUPPORT GROUP
Throughout the year settlement workers in schools organize events and workshops that address issues and concerns of newcomer parents. This groups meets on monthly and sometimes weekly basis based on the need of the community. This group provides parents with an opportunity to come out and share their experiences and concerns.
Some topics of interest:
- Parenting in Canada and the Role of CAS
- Helping your child in Homework