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Register for 3rd biannual Languages Without Borders Conference, April 18-20, 2013, Winnipeg MB

BC's new core French curriculum document is now available. Draft document for German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish and Punjabi coming soon.

Learn more about the Common European Framework of Reference (including portfolios, DELF, DELE, etc.)

ACLA Teacher/Teacher Educator Symposium - June 3, 2011 - Fredericton

CASLT Languages Without Borders Conference - Apr. 8-9, 2011 - Montreal

Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Info Sessions - Aug. 27 - Vancouver Japanese Language School, 487 Alexander St.

DELF Training - Summer Institute - Aug.25-29, Radisson Hotel, Richmond

CASLT-sponsored Common European Framework/Language Portfolio information session-Daniel Coste, May 17-18, UBC

BC College of Teachers Magazine articles about BC's core French teachers: Spring 2010 ....Winter 2009

Podcasts for Second Language Educators (CASLT) - Listen & Learn

2010 Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education (CAJLE) Annual Conference at UBC - August 13-15, 2010

Information about the Common European Framework of Reference

E-exam - next steps

E-exam Survey

E-exam Update: Spanish 12, Japanese 12

Teaching Core French in British Columbia: Teachers’ Perspectives: Research Report

Professional Development - Coursework (SFU/UBC)

National Conference of International Languages and Education - SFU - June 22-24, 2007

UN declares 2008 the Year of Languages

Response to NihongoBC from Ministry ......E-exam Training Workshops

NihongoBC: Japanese Educators of BC respond to the new provincial e- exam

District scholarships - up to $3000

Proposed changes to the Graduation Portfolio

Core French Webcast - Richmond School District & Ministry of Education - WOW!

Canadian Parents for French: Winter bulletin includes "state of core French" and "intensive French in BC" articles

NihongoBC: Japanese Educators of BC conducted a survey about the new provincial exam - November 2006

CASLT launches National Survey on FSL Educators in Canada

Core French programs in British Columbia: How can we improve them? Part 1

The State of French-Second-Language Education in Canada 2006 (CPF)

New video about the advantages of language learning from Alberta Education

Common Language Framework and European Language Portfolio Project

BC Ministry of Education: French Federal Funding Guide 2006-2007

Provincial second language exams: speaking & listening components added for 2006-7 --> Japanese 12.

New provincial e-exams - try one out on-line

The State of French-Second-Language Teaching in Canada 2005 (CPF)

The Status of Core French Teachers and their Programs, CASLT, 2004

Language and Culture (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)

CASLT urges for Innovative Teaching Programs to Increase Student Retention

Valuing Bilingualism in Canada (Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages)

Canadian Parents for French: Provincial & National FSL Stakeholder Consultations - BC


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