Manuals

This resource offers a coherent, empowering curriculum to support ethnocultural members to step up, to influence, to contribute, and to initiate positive changes in their communities.

This resource accompanies organizations in their sustainable efforts to promote cultural diversity and competence. 

This resource offers a coherent, empowering curriculum to support ethnocultural members to step up, to influence, to contribute, and to initiate positive changes in their communities.

This resource accompanies organizations in their sustainable efforts to promote cultural diversity and competence. 

The resource aims to deepen understanding of individuals and organizations about complex issues facing immigrant children.

This guide provides the context for cultural competency, a description of the cultural competency process, self-assessment and planning tools, and cultural competency training modules.

The resource aims to deepen understanding of individuals and organizations about complex issues facing immigrant children.

This guide provides the context for cultural competency, a description of the cultural competency process, self-assessment and planning tools, and cultural competency training modules.

This manual features a series of 10 practical workshops on working with immigrant parents to achieve active parental participation.

This manual features a series of 10 practical workshops on working with immigrant parents to achieve active parental participation.

Papers

This study surveyed 242 self-identified ESL students and their parents from four of Alberta’s major school boards. The survey focused on the perception of ESL learners and their parents on how Alberta schools have responded to cultural diversity.

Drawing upon the survey of 242 self-identified ESL students from four of Alberta’s major school boards, this study focused on the perception of ESL learners on how Alberta schools have responded to ESL needs of students.

This study surveyed 242 self-identified ESL students and their parents from four of Alberta’s major school boards. The survey focused on the perception of ESL learners and their parents on how Alberta schools have responded to cultural diversity.

Drawing upon the survey of 242 self-identified ESL students from four of Alberta’s major school boards, this study focused on the perception of ESL learners on how Alberta schools have responded to ESL needs of students.

This paper explores the dynamics behind and ways of overcoming barriers to the community, school, and civic participation and engagement of immigrant and Canadian-born ethno-racial minority youth with a view to improving their developmental outcomes and increasing their engagement and sense of belonging.

Drawn from the input of community, education, provincial and federal stakeholders, this report captures key themes and strategies to shape effective ESL education.

This paper explores the dynamics behind and ways of overcoming barriers to the community, school, and civic participation and engagement of immigrant and Canadian-born ethno-racial minority youth with a view to improving their developmental outcomes and increasing their engagement and sense of belonging.

Drawn from the input of community, education, provincial and federal stakeholders, this report captures key themes and strategies to shape effective ESL education.

This blueprint presents a case for effective, equitable ESL education; discusses emerging issues; and provides education, government and community stakeholders with recommendations on enhancing ESL education.

 

This blueprint presents a case for effective, equitable ESL education; discusses emerging issues; and provides education, government and community stakeholders with recommendations on enhancing ESL education.

Ngo, Hieu V. (2003) Toward Innovative Vision for Quality, Equitable ESL Education Final Report

This document reports on the collaborative effort to promote effective ESL education in Alberta.

Ngo, Hieu V. (2005) Toward Quality, Equitable English as a second Language Education: A Practical Framework for Effective ESL Education

This document proposes a framework for effective ESL education. The practical framework was presented to the Standing Policy Committee on Education and Employment of the Government of Alberta on September 6th 2005.

Ngo, Hieu V. (2003) Toward Innovative Vision for Quality, Equitable ESL Education Final Report

This document reports on the collaborative effort to promote effective ESL education in Alberta.

Ngo, Hieu V. (2005) Toward Quality, Equitable English as a second Language Education: A Practical Framework for Effective ESL Education
 

This document proposes a framework for effective ESL education. The practical framework was presented to the Standing Policy Committee on Education and Employment of the Government of Alberta on September 6th 2005.

Conference Presentations

Rooted in the central premise that immigrant youth are entitled to services that effectively address their settlement needs and promote their full participation in Canadian society, this article critically reviews the selected programs and services for immigrant youth in three Canadian metropolitan centers, namely Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.

In the Fall of 2006, the Ministry of Alberta Education released the report, entitled “The Review of ESL K-12 Program Implementation in Alberta.” Drawing upon findings of a province-wide survey of principals and teachers, case studies, and interviews with stakeholders and experts, the report has identified the predictors of ESL student achievement at both the individual and school levels.

Rooted in the central premise that immigrant youth are entitled to services that effectively address their settlement needs and promote their full participation in Canadian society, this article critically reviews the selected programs and services for immigrant youth in three Canadian metropolitan centers, namely Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.

In the Fall of 2006, the Ministry of Alberta Education released the report, entitled “The Review of ESL K-12 Program Implementation in Alberta.” Drawing upon findings of a province-wide survey of principals and teachers, case studies, and interviews with stakeholders and experts, the report has identified the predictors of ESL student achievement at both the individual and school levels.

The comprehensive nature of this study is unique in that it presents the state of affairs of K-12 ESL education in Alberta. Best practice information is drawn from principals and teachers at various grade levels and geographic locations across the province. Views of experts and other stakeholders and research evidence have been considered in light of longitudinal data on ESL student achievement.

 

The comprehensive nature of this study is unique in that it presents the state of affairs of K-12 ESL education in Alberta. Best practice information is drawn from principals and teachers at various grade levels and geographic locations across the province. Views of experts and other stakeholders and research evidence have been considered in light of longitudinal data on ESL student achievement.

 
Ngo, Hieu V. (2006) Responses to K-12 ESL Review

This document is the Coalition’s official responses to the review of ESL K-12 Program Implementation in Alberta. It outlines our areas of concern and provides the recommendations to Alberta Education, school jurisdictions, universities and Advanced Education.

Ngo, Hieu V. (2007) Red flag: The wellbeing of immigrant children and youth. Presented at the Alberta Settlement Conference- February 2007, Calgary
Ngo, Hieu V. (2006) Responses to K-12 ESL Review

This document is the Coalition’s official responses to the review of ESL K-12 Program Implementation in Alberta. It outlines our areas of concern and provides the recommendations to Alberta Education, school jurisdictions, universities and Advanced Education.

Ngo, Hieu V. (2007) Red flag: The wellbeing of immigrant children and youth. Presented at the Alberta Settlement Conference- February 2007, Calgary
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