33rd Annual concours et festival d’art oratoire

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Our 33rd annual Concours et festival d’art oratoire will be held this year on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at York University’s Glendon Campus in Toronto. The Concours et festival d’art oratoire is our annual French public-speaking event for students from grades 4 through 12 studying French as a Second Language in Ontario schools. This year, we are pleased to introduce a new Impromptu category. This category promotes fluency and the ability to speak on the spot.

CPF Ontario Response to Globe and Mail Article February 6, 2017


On Monday, February 6, 2017, The Globe & Mail ran a front page article on the supply and recruitment of French Second Language (FSL) teachers. Click here to read CPF Ontario’s response, “Supporting Growth and Achieving Excellence in French Second Language Education in Ontario: Next Steps”

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