‘Your Child’s Education’ – For parents of school-aged children

What is it?  Workshop for newcomer families with school-aged children
Area of focus  Understanding the Education System
Agency/ Provider YMCA Newcomer Information Centres

“Canada offers some of the best education in the world, and now your children will benefit.  But who is involved in their schooling? Many different people have a part, and parents play the most important role of all. Come learn why as you discover more about Ontario’s education system in this informative presentation for parents.”

Topics covered:

  • The Education Tree – who is involved in education in Ontario?
  • The Education Path – what path will students take?
  • Elementary and High School System
  • Specialized Programs
  • Parental Involvement
Communities Served All newcomers in Toronto with school-aged children.
Languages Served English. May be offered in Mandarin upon request.
Website  https://ymcagta.org/employment-and-immigrant-services/immigrant-services/newcomer-information-programs
Contact Information 

Sylvia Weng


416-928-3362 x22489

Client Outreach and Support Tips

Delivered regularly at all of the YMCA Newcomer Information Centres in the Greater Toronto Area (Scarborough, North York, Downtown Toronto).

Participants must bring a PR card, Record of Landing paper, or Notice of Decision letter in order to register.

Frontline workers can refer newcomer clients directly to  YMCA Newcomer Information Centres. Please check the website or visit/ call the centres for monthly schedule.  Pre-registration is highly recommended.


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