Do you speak French? In Canada, close to 10 million* Francophones and francophiles can answer yes to that question. What about when you ask Franco-Ontarians if they can speak French? They’ll answer yes, of course. But behind that yes, you may very well sense something more: a deep and legitimate indignation. For, once again, Francophones’ fundamental […]
The theme of this issue of Perspectives is “Safe and Caring Schools.” There’s no doubt that the concept of safe schools transcends language issues: all students must feel safe at all times. In this respect, French and English schools alike experience the same realities. Yet for French-language schools in minority settings in Canada, caring also […]
Over the course of the 2017-2018 school year, about 100 videos were produced for elementary level teachers thanks to the cooperation of dozens of teachers across the country who generously agreed to participate in the project with their students. These videos add to the 168 videos already available to secondary level teachers (pelf.ca). What is PELF? […]
The double mandate of teachers in Francophone minority settings raises some challenges in terms of effectively transmitting knowledge while instilling a passion for the French-Canadian culture. The CTF offers ideas and resources.
The last decade has seen unprecedented growth in the number of private schools, especially in low-income countries. This growth is so robust that it is threatening to bring about profound change in very fragile educational systems.
Two new education guides, one for schools and one for communities, trace back the history of French-language education in Canada. À découvrir…