Access the article here 21 March 2016 The advantages of bilingualism have been demonstrated in countless studies, several of them indicating that exposure to more than one language can have positive social and cognitive effects on children. In Ontario and throughout Canada, enrolment in French immersion classes keeps growing in popularity. In 2016, the French […]

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“This video was created by the Institute for Innovation in Second Language Education at Edmonton Public Schools to support the promotion and expansion of the French immersion programs and increase awareness of the benefits of learning French. The French for Life! DVD provides schools with a new promotional tool to share key features of the […]

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“The Ontario branch of Canadian Parents for French has produced a parent engagement video in English on how to support your child in French Second Language (FSL) programs, Kindergarten to Grade 8: Core French, Extended French and French Immersion.”

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High demand and shortage of teachers force boards to consider changes to the optional program. VINCE TALOTTA / THE TORONTO STAR French Immersion students in class under the supervision of their teacher Melissa Morehouse at Elmlea Public School. By: Kristin Rushowy Education Reporter, Published on Sun Nov 22 2015 Too many students. Not enough teachers. […]

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Including STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS in FRENCH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE Programs This guide, Including Students with Special Education Needs in French as a Second Language Programs,  is a companion resource to A Framework for FSL, K–12,  created by the Ministry of Education. It focuses on the inclusion of all students in French as […]

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Explore this resource “Welcome to the wonderful world of French Immersion! To help you take your first steps in your child’s journey with French Immersion, we have compiled a quick and easy reference guide designed to make this transition as smooth as possible. Even the most involved immersion parents or guardians have, at times, felt […]

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“Test and certify your French-language skills with the DELF (diplôme d’études en langue française: for beginners and intermediate-level learners) and DALF (diplôme approfondi de langue française: for advanced learners) examinations. The DELF and DALF are six separate diplomas issued by the French Ministry for National Education to certify the language skills of persons whose mother […]

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“Encounters with Canada: Live the Experience provides an insider’s view of the unique and compelling adventure that embodies the Encounters’ experience for all who take part.”

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“Explore is a five-week intensive language-immersion program. Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Enjoy five weeks of learning and adventure, friendship and discovery. Go to www.myexplore.ca for more details and to apply.”

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