Language education policies across Canada and Internationally vary to a large degree. This section highlights both the language education policies in various regions as well as L2 issues and perspectives brought forward by the CLA, CLA Affiliates, as well as governments, bureaucrats and academics. This section also includes pertinent presentations, papers, other resources, etc. that focus on second languages and their social, cultural, and economic importance.
Canada’s identity is one made up of a mosaic of languages and cultures, all combining to form a unique
multicultural country. International / Heritage language instructors play an important role in the strengthening of Canada’s identity by providing a cross-cultural perspective on our country through
language education.In other words, language education reinforces the Canadian identity and strengthens our unique multicultural make-up.
Languages and Cultural Diversity: Saskatchewan Education
International and Heritage Languages: Manitoba Education
Financial literacy is an important skill for all learners to develop for life in Ontario but as well for developing a clearer understanding of the global village of today and tomorrow, as most economic contexts that occur in any place have some connections to other places in the world.
Making informed decisions and knowing how to articulate decisions is a beneficial skill for all learners but these are essential for anyone communicating in more than one language within contexts
different than one’s own. ILEA's resource package acts as a springboard for teachers of any language program who want to incorporate a better financial awareness within the content of their
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