Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) assist New Canadians with:

  • Understanding school policy and procedure
  • School registration and orientation
  • School transportation scheduling
  • Communicating with educators
  • Parent-teacher interviews
  • Accessing school and community resources and services
  • Provision of interpreter/translator when required

SWIS provides Schools with:

  • Cultural orientation and sensitivity training
  • Links to cross cultural information
  • Small group workshops on specific cultural issues
  • Cultural interpretation
  • Consultation on school settlement issues

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