The Department of Canadian Heritage has launched public consultations toward the development of a new multi-year action plan for official languages in Canada. Have your say! Canadian Heritage is soliciting the views of all Canadians on the issues and decisions that affect them. This is why they have invited you to participate in the online [...]
Halton District School Board to begin French Immersion in Grade 2 without an enrolment cap The Halton District School Board (HDSB) Trustees voted last night to phase out the current French Immersion program and replace it with a Grade 2 entry point with 100 percent French as the language of instruction, 80 percent French in [...]
Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) welcomes new Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter and we look forward to building on a fruitful relationship with the Ministry in support of French as a Second Language education, helping to achieve the Ministry goals outlined in the Framework for FSL in Ontario Schools. We wish to thank outgoing Minister [...]
"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.
PARENTS / FAMILY MEMBERS / OTHERS HELP YOUR KIDS THINK OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM Help your children assimilate their lessons or learn new things with educational content and features made to bridge the gap between school and home. With a paid subscription, you can create accounts for your kids, and share assignments or video playlists with [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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.