With a diverse community of learners, Western Tech's English department creates an inclusive academic environment that promotes excellence and lifelong learning for students in all pathways. The department proudly follows the rigorous expectations of the Ontario curriculum as mandated by the provincial government. The emphasis on literacy, communication and real-world application of knowledge and skills is reflected in student-centered classrooms. Students are empowered to select texts, activities and projects that enrich their learning, development and individuality. Specialized courses in Writer's Craft, Children's Literature and Media Studies provide students the opportunity to further explore the world of literature and writing.