Aga Khan Museum – an ILEA Resource

Thanks to a special opportunity coming from the Ministry of Education and the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, ILEA is proud to launch its first resource that provides language educators with tasks that can be done in person or online at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. ILEA has looked at a few selections from the wonderful art objects and paintings available at the Aga Khan Museum and have created enriching and engaging activities that can be offered in language classes. Tasks are available in English across three levels with student resources also available in French, Persian and Arabic. We are … [Read more...]

ILEA Institutional Forum Meeting – Spring 2018

We look forward to seeing all of you at our "ILEA Spring Forum 2018" at the Toronto Catholic School Board on June 15 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please come to this meeting prepared to share what your board is doing with curriculum, professional development and inservices in your International Languages Elementary and Secondary programs. We also hope to have a small discussion on the implementation of Trillium. As mentioned in a previous email the address  for the ILEA forum is: CEC, York University Quigly Hall 80 Sheppard Ave East Thank-you to Manuela Sequeira and the International Languages … [Read more...]

Financial Literacy in IL 2nd Edition

ILEA Ontario is proud to announce the release of its second edition of Financial Literacy in International Languages. This resource document has been updated to reflect the most recent curriculum expectations for International Languages - Secondary. As in the past, this resource demonstrates assessment planning using the theme of financial literacy for levels 1, 2 and 3 of International Languages. The unit plan shows how the three types of assessments are connected within the unit and it is accompanied by tasks descriptions and sample materials for Assessment FOR Learning and Assessment OF … [Read more...]

ILEA Institutional Forum Meeting – Fall 2017

Greetings ILEA colleagues! Now that everyone is settled into their school year, we would like to invite you to our next ILEA Institutional Forum meeting to be held on Monday, November 6 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. We are pleased that the Aga Khan Museum will be hosting this meeting. The address of the museum is: 77 Wynford Drive in Toronto. A special thank-you to Jovanna Scorsone and her team at the Aga Khan Museum for making all the arrangements to host our meeting at the museum. If you have items that you would like to include on the agenda, please email agenda items to Luca Buiani, … [Read more...]

ILEA Institutional Forum Meeting – Winter 2017

We hope that all is well with you and your program. The ILEA Winter Forum in 2017 is now under the new format for all future Winter Forums - Committee Forum. This approach allows for smaller groupings based on current and popular topics identified by the Institutional Members. This will give ILEA representatives an opportunity to engage in rich dialogues on the topics that are of interest. Each committee will summarize key points and make recommendations. Members who are not ready to make a commitment to a specific committee yet, can feel free to move around to different committee … [Read more...]

ILEA Institutional Forum Meeting – Fall 2016

Hello ILEA friends and members, ILEA Institutional Forum - Fall 2016 will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 10:00 am to 3 pm. The meeting will be held in Mississauga, and hosted by the Dufferin and Peel Catholic School Board.   If you have items that you would like to add to the agenda, please email Luca (Chair) and/or Constantine (Executive Director) care of: info@ilea.ca AND luca.buiani@ycdsb.ca   Agenda:   1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Intercultural Awareness Storytelling Challenge 3. International Languages at the DPCSB  4. Report by ILEA's Executive … [Read more...]

Intercultural Awareness Storytelling Challenge

ILEA is the subject association of IL-E and IL-S educators in Ontario and brings together teachers and administrators of the most diverse international languages and cultural backgrounds from every corner of the world. As such ILEA is committed to: · Excellence in second language education with a focus on authentic language interaction; · Inclusiveness; · Intercultural awareness; · Plurilingual education; · Strengthening identity with the goal of fostering plural identities and a sense of belonging of our students as global, cosmopolitan citizens. As an expression of and tribute to our proud … [Read more...]

ILEA Institutional Forum Meeting – Spring 2016

ILEA Institutional Forum! The next ILEA Institutional Forum Meeting will take place at the Toronto District School Board on Monday, May 9, 2016 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Thank-you to Jolly Yang for hosting this meeting. Lunch will be provided. Location: Central Toronto Academy, 570 Shaw Street, Toronto, M6G 3L6. Room 323 (3rd Floor). There is a school parking lot. There is also street parking on Roxton Road. Please do not park on Shaw Street as cars may be ticketed. If you have items that you would like to add to the agenda, please email Luca (Chair) and/or Constantine (Executive … [Read more...]