May 22, 2014

Multilingual sessions teach parents how to prepare their children for kindergarten

Parents looking to enrol their children into kindergarten this September are invited to attend the Multilingual Kindergarten Parent Sessions hosted at the We Welcome the World Centre, Mississauga and Brampton locations.

The sessions, conducted by school settlement response workers at the We Welcome the World centres, will provide parents with valuable information about:

• full-day kindergarten
• benefits of play-based learning
• the Peel District School Board’s flexible school boundary policy
• how to help their children prepare for kindergarten

“The purpose of this session is to inspire confidence in parents so that they can help prepare their children for September,” says Louise Clayton, coordinator of the We Welcome the World Centres. “Parents will also have the opportunity to discuss, ask questions and meet other parents as well. This way, both children and parents are at ease come the new school year.”

Session information is as follows:

Languages   Date/Time     Location
 Arabic, English, Hindi, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu  Saturday, May 24 
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 100 Elm Drive, Mississauga
 English, Hindi, Punjabi,
Tamil, Urdu
 Saturday, May 31
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 25 Kings Cross Road, Brampton

To register for a multilingual session, parents should contact 905-890-1010 ext. 2462, stating the date and location they would like to attend.

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Media contact:

Louise Clayton, We Welcome the World Centre Coordinator, 905-890-1010 ext.2437, [email protected]

Reference:

Audrey Crasto, Multicultural Settlement and Education Partnership Assistant, 905-890-1010 ext.2462, [email protected]

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