Multilingualism in Ontario, Canada: An Educational Perspective
This article outlines some key policies and practices in relation to education in the multilingual and multicultural context that is increasingly typical of schools in Ontario, Canada. The article concludes with a brief discussion of the results in terms of educational outcomes for immigrant students in Ontario.
The use of the term “immigrant” in this article refers to students born in other countries; however, many of the policies and practices described in the article also apply to students born in Canada whose first language is other than English or French, the two official languages of Canada.
*Elizabeth Coelho: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto Forum: Managing Immigration and Diversity in Quebec and Canada: Barcelona, 22-23 October 2008
Fuente: Nuevos retos para la enseñanza de las lenguas/ CREI Castilla León