"For years, I have been listening to the arguments of ill-informed critics of French immersion. The time has come to set the record straight." Graham Fraser, Canada’s commissioner of official languages shares his opinion and reaction to criticism of the French Immersion program. Click on the work "ARTICLE" to view the published opinion's of Graham Fraser, in the [...]
Jane Keith, President of Canadian Parents for French, responds to the recent article by Margaret Wente from the Globe and Mail entitled “There’s just one problem with French immersion … well, several, actually”. Read the response by clicking on this link.
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CPF Ontario continues to champion access to quality FSL programs! February 25, 2016 - President Mary Cruden presented to the Liberal Party Caucus de la Francophonie, chaired by MPP Marie-France Lalonde, with regrets from Minister Madeleine Meilleur who was attending a budget meeting. Mary’s scheduled 20 minute presentation, focused on the State of FSL in Ontario, stretched out [...]
Members who renewed their membership or joined CPF for 3 years before Dec. 15, 2015 had their names entered into a draw for their chance to win a fantastic prize. The winners are: Cherie Lemire Prize: Getaway in Quebec City – 2 nights stay for 2 adults and 2 children at Hôtel Château Laurier Quebec [...]
What would you do with $50? Enter to win and never miss a learning opportunity again ! Follow and Like FrenchStreet.ca on Facebook to receive notifications of French learning opportunities available across Ontario and beyond. Suitable for teachers, students and parent, FrenchStreet.ca is a new searchable database loaded with learning opportunities for students to embrace French through [...]
TFO Éducation presents an interactive and fun placemat called L’épicerie de Madame Fruitée (Madame Fruitée’s Grocery). This mat contains augmented reality! By downloading the TFO + app, you have the opportunity to scan the visual elements of the placemat to see small French video clips appear, each featuring the MiniTFO characters. The front of the placemat presents [...]
St. John’s Catholic French Immersion School from the London District Catholic School Board is the lucky winner of CPF Ontario's fall Membership Campaign. The school has won a FREE French Performance with Prologue to the Performing Arts. Congratulations St. John's!
Bilingualism in Canada, a success? Matthew Hayday discusses his opinions of the subject in this French interview. We had the pleasure of having him join us to discuss "The FSL Movement" at the CPF Symposium on FSL Education earlier this year. Click HERE to view the interview in the French language.
As part of CPF Ontario's current advocacy strategy, we have commissioned Joe Dicks, researcher and professor at the University of New Brunswick, to produce a 5 minute video on the merits of Early French Immersion based on his written work "A Case for Early French Immersion”. Click HERE to view the video on our new [...]