Literacy is about more than reading and writing—it is about how we communicate in society.  It is about social practices and relationships, about knowledge, language and culture.  Literacy…finds its place in our lives alongside other ways of communicating.  Indeed, literacy itself takes many forms:  on paper, on the computer screen, on TV, on posters and signs.  Those who use literacy take it for granted—but those who cannot use it are excluded from much communication in today’s world.  Indeed, it is the excluded who can best appreciate the notion of “literacy as freedom.”

(UNESCO statement for the United Nations Literacy Decade, 2003-2012)

 
   
 
 
English Department
 
 

Welcome to the English Department! These are your current English department/ESL teachers:

English/ESL Department Members 2007-2008

 Suzanne Meyer (Head of English and ESL)
Ranvir Crothers
Robyn Dunn
Alicia Farquhar
Richard Kaulback
Renee Laba
Marsha Legault
Angelica Morrow
Paul Turner
Lindsay Pareja

Caren Yonge