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Equity & Diversity

Winnipeg School Division believes in the principle of Human Rights as identified in the Manitoba Human Rights Code, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human rights.

Winnipeg School Division is committed to creating and maintaining a learning environment in which students, parents and employees are aware of and respect the rights and human dignity of others.

Understanding and respecting the value of all dimensions of diversity is woven into the curriculum and our classroom instruction.

Aboriginal Education & Newcomer Services

Provides assistance to Division administration and school staff in the development and implementation of initiatives to support Aboriginal education throughout the Winnipeg School Division.

Aboriginal Education Schools
Schools offering the regular academic program in a setting which emphasizes Aboriginal languages and culture.

English as an Additional Language (EAL) / Adult EAL
The Winnipeg School Division provides programs for non-English speaking students to gain sufficient English language skills to enter the educational mainstream.

The Winnipeg School Division's Adult EAL Program provides an opportunity for immigrants to improve their English Skills in order to settle in Manitoba, go to school or get a job.

Everybody has the Right
Everybody has the Right is a celebration of human rights, diversity and equity within the Winnipeg School Division.

Red River Heritage Fair 
The Red River Heritage Fair encourages students in Grade 4 to Grade 11 to explore Canadian heritage in a dynamic, hands-on learning environment. Students use the medium of their choice to tell stories about Canadian heroes, legends, milestones, and achievements - and present the results of their research at a public exhibition and learning conference. Projects may be presented in English or French.

Free the Children/WE Day
An international charity and educational partner, working both locally and internationally to empower and enable youth to be agents of change.


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