English as a Second Language/English Literacy Development

paper doll chain standing in front of world map鶹ӳ provides English as a Second Language/English Literacy Development (ESL/ELD) Programs to assist English language learners from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds in attaining English language proficiency. These programs help to maximize student learning, participation and integration.

ESL/ELD programs are provided for newcomers from other countries as well as Canadian born students whose first language is a language other than English, or is a variety of English that is significantly different from the variety used for instruction in Ontario schools.