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TESL Canada is pleased to share the following professional learning opportunities from our Teacher Training Programs with our members. However, please keep in mind that these PLs are not endorsed or reviewed by TESL Canada. We are simply sharing opportunities sent to us by our members in the event that they are of interest to the others in our community. If you are a program manager and have a professional learning opportunity you’d like to share, please email submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..




Settlenet.org: Canada's Immigrant and Refugee Serving Network


The countdown is on for the upcoming ESL literacy conference: For the Love of Literacy. We would like to share the following information with TESL Canada members.

The Literacy Centre of Expertise is very excited to announce an upcoming conference, For the Love of Literacy, on Saturday, September 17. It will be a free online full-day event from 9:00am to 3:00pm MST dedicated to ESL/EAL literacy instruction in the settlement sector featuring keynote speaker Michel Chikwanine and a series of presenters from across Canada.

Introducing Michel Chikwanine- a former child soldier from the Democratic Republic of Congo, who is now a United Nations Fellow, will share his powerful story on the ability to change.

To register please go to https://literacyconference2022.eventbrite.com


AMSSA's latest e-learning course, Onboarding LINC Learners Remotely, provides information and tips for LINC instructors and frontline workers offering services remotely. You’ll learn about Internet communications, digital access and equity considerations, different ways to set up virtual classrooms, how to set and maintain boundaries and where to find videos, guides and tools to upskill for remote service delivery.

This course also provides videos and tips to support youwith onboarding and teaching literacy learners virtually. Chekc out the 19 LINC 1 teaching and assessing resources, the IT help videos, sample digital navigator job postings and other downloadable resourcse contributed by individual and organizations working hard on the ground. This course offers a certificate of completion. Time: 2-3 hours

Enroll for the free course here. You will require an AMSSA institue login.