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The Brain Boosting Power of Bilingualism Delays Dementia

2020-07-02T10:26:22-04:00June 30th, 2020|

Bilingualism delays the symptoms of dementia. In a study believed to be the first to investigate conversion times from mild cognitive impairment to full blown Alzheimer’s in monolingual and bilingual patients, York University researchers have added to the growing body of evidence that bilinguals are more resilient in dealing with neurodegeneration than monolinguals. After five [...]

Resources for Parents & Students📚

2020-06-29T14:34:12-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

With summer☀️ right around the corner, you may want things for your children to do that's educational. Below is a list of resources available to parents, teachers and students across the province. The list covers the following headings: Camps, Online Learning Classes, At-Home Learning Tools and Reading. For a list of Canada-wide resources click here.   [...]

French Second Language Resources📚

2020-04-13T14:57:40-04:00April 13th, 2020|

CPF Ontario collaborates with wonderful partners throughout the year. This bulletin showcases the great initiatives they have launched to help keep students and parents busy and learning during these uncertain times. Camp Tournesol🌻 & Brouillet Academy  While Camp Tournesol is well known around the Greater Toronto Area for its fun-filled French Summer Camps, their team [...]

Upcoming Parent Webinars

2020-04-09T16:01:48-04:00April 9th, 2020|

WE ARE OFFERING FREE WEBINARS ON APRIL 14TH & 16TH!  CPF Ontario, joint with IDÉLLO, offers online learning session where we will show you how to navigate the free IDELLO-TFO resources, that assist your children in furthering their French proficiency, while learning at home. Please register at the time and date of your choosing by clicking [...]

French Fun At Home

2020-04-22T10:07:23-04:00March 27th, 2020|

With school closures across the province, parents and guardians are feeling a little uneasy with the amount of school their kids are missing. CPF Ontario has put together a list of resources for you and your child to access to keep up French language learning. View the resources on this page and click here for [...]

4 Ways to Continue Learning French After High School

2020-02-26T08:49:58-05:00February 26th, 2020|

According to a Canadian Parents for French report, it is easier for bilingual Canadians to find employment and they average 10% higher take home pay. It is safe to say that having bilingual skills literally pays off. However, just 4 years after high school prom, only 18% of 21-year-old anglophone Canadians self-identify as bilingual.  This [...]

Teaching Staff In the Spotlight

2020-02-25T11:53:49-05:00February 25th, 2020|

Every year, IDÉLLO awards exceptional teachers and educators by organizing the IDÉLLO Prize. Colleagues and parents are encouraged to nominate teachers and educators who are passionate about their job, have a real impact on students’ life. They also inspire students and colleagues and have a strong sense of innovation in terms of educational activities. To [...]

Parent Review of a French Book App

2020-02-25T11:38:04-05:00February 25th, 2020|

Boukili is a new app for reading in French for young students. It is provided free of charge from TFO Groupe Media, our Ontario French educational public broadcaster. I installed the app on my Android phone and my iPad. The installation process is easy, but make sure that you use the same account on each device. [...]

Canadian Parents for French applauds appointment of Kelly Burke as Ontario’s French Language Services Commissioner

2020-01-14T14:44:15-05:00January 14th, 2020|

The Ontario Branch of Canadian Parents for French applauds Ombudsman Paul Dubé’s appointment of Kelly Burke as Ontario’s new French Language Services Commissioner. Ms. Burke most recently served as Assistant Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. She worked in the Ministry of Francophone Affairs from 2014 to 2019 as Assistant Deputy Minister [...]

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