Toronto District School Board

English as a Second Language (ESL)

More than 50% of students in the TDSB speak a language other than English at home. Whether you are new to Canada or were born in Canada and first start learning English at school, the ESL curriculum ensures that English language learners have the support they need achieve the high levels of literacy that are expected of all students.

The Ontario Curriculum: English as a Second Language

For more information:

Paula Markus, Program Coordinator, ESL/ELD

Supports and Programs for English Language Learners

Our Mission
To enable all students to reach high levels of achievement and to acquire
the knowledge, skills, and values
they need to become responsible members of a democratic society.
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