It's that time of the year again! Once more, many summer institutes in Intensive French are available across the country. Have a look at those we already announced and check the page often for new ones! You can apply to the B.C. Bursaries for Teachers wishing to work on French-language Professional Development and apply that towards the cost!
-From the Canadian Association of Teachers of Second Languages (www.caslt.org)
Summer Training SessionsEach summer, provinces and territories hold summer institutes to train teachers on the Intensive French program. We will post information here when dates are decided.
AlbertaBy: Institute for Innovation in Second Language Education (IISLE) at Edmonton Public Schools
Title: Leadership Institute for Second Language Educators
Dates: August 18-19, 2016
Location: Edmonton, AB
This two-day workshop covers several key topics for lead educators in language programs, including:
- Characteristics of effective language programming
- Assessment and analyzing of program effectiveness
- Inclusive education in language programming
- Effective technologies for language learning
- Local, national and international trends in languages
SaskatchewanBy: Fédération des enseignants de la Saskatchewan (FES) and Association des enseignants de français de la Saskatchewan (APFS)
Dates: 15 au 19 août 2016
Location: Saskatoon, SK
The Fédération des enseignants de la Saskatchewan (FES), in collaboration with theAssociation des enseignants de français de la Saskatchewan (APFS), offers seminars for Intensive French and Intensive Post-French teachers and counselors, as well as French Immersion and Core French teachers, from August 15-19, 2016 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Please contact Hali Burt to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for information.
OntarioBy: Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI)
Dates: July 4-15, 2016
Location: Ottawa, ON
Workshops, guest speakers, and instructional time on:
- Use of pedagogical tools
- Integration of the four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing)
- Teaching of grammar in context
- Evaluation in L2
- Feedback and practises application
- Integrating French culture in the classroom
- Using technology in second language teaching
- Language training sessions
Training on the Neurolinguistics Approach
Primary and secondary levels FSL teachers: the Niagara Catholic District School Board (NCDSB) invites you to its training on how to use the neurolinguistics approach in your intensive and core French classes. The training will be held from August 22–26, 2016. For more information, contact Roxanne Rees, FSL/International Languages Consultant for the NCDSB, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newfoundland and LabradorBy: Memorial University, Faculty of Education
Dates: July 4-29, 2016
Location: St John’s, NL
The Faculty of Education of Memorial University will offer (subject to funding, enrolment, and approval by the Faculty Council) a Graduate Summer Institute for French Teachers (SIFT) during the 2016 summer session at the St. John’s Campus. Applicants will be French teachers, principals, assistant principals, program specialists, etc., who have an undergraduate degree with a major in French or have significant experiences in the French language giving a proficiency level of B2 on the Council of Europe's common reference levels. For more details, please contact Camilla Stoodley at email@example.com.