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French for the Future Community Forums

2017-06-20T10:49:13-04:00 January 16th, 2017|

*Please check back for 2018 forum dates* There will once again be three (3) community forums in Alberta this year.  Please let your grades 10-12 students, teachers and schools know about the dates of the forums in the communities closest to you: February 24, 2017 - Edmonton Local Forum @ Faculté Saint-Jean, University of Alberta [...]

CPF Alberta Casino

2017-08-21T12:47:07-04:00 January 16th, 2017|

*Details for the next casino to be announced* It’s getting to be Casino time again! Every two years we rely on our truly amazing membership base to man our fundraising casino.  This year our casino will be held on Saturday-Sunday April 1-2 2017 at Cowboys Casino in Calgary.  The funds raised through this casino help with [...]

The 2017 Annual General Meeting

2017-08-14T09:40:52-04:00 September 27th, 2016|

What: The 2017 Annual General Meeting When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM Where: Canmore at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre The AGM will be incorporated into our 2017 Falling into French family weekend. For more information on the event please go to https://ab.cpf.ca/french-family-fun-weekends/ or click HERE to register. If you have any [...]

Falling into French Family Weekend… REGISTER NOW!

2017-08-14T08:21:51-04:00 September 27th, 2016|

Falling into French Family Weekend is coming up on October 20 to October 22, 2017 in Canmore, Alberta.  This fun-filled family weekend is once again an opportunity for your French-Second-Language, French Immersion or Francophone students to participate in fun activities outside of school where they can practice their French in a real-world environment.  For additional information, [...]

RaJe 2016

2016-09-27T08:16:33-04:00 September 27th, 2016|

CPF Alberta is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring 100 French Immersion students to attend RaJe this upcoming fall. RaJe will take place on September 30th, and is the largest Francophone/Francophile youth gathering of its kind in the province. Welcoming students in grades 9 – 12 from all across the province, RaJe is a [...]

2016 Alberta Concours d’art oratoire is now over!

2016-09-27T08:15:11-04:00 September 27th, 2016|

Congratulations and good luck to Jane Arciszewski of Sherwood Park in the category of Early Immersion, Selina Leveugle, Edmonton, Francophone category, and Dennis Rutar of Edmonton in Core French. They will all be competing in the National Concours d’art oratoire on May 28 in Gatineau, QC.  The Alberta competition took place on May 7 at Académie [...]

Academically Challenged Students and French Second Language Programs

2017-05-29T21:09:24-04:00 January 2nd, 2013|

The Executive Summary of CPF's 2012 report on The State of French Second Language Learning in Canada features six very accessible summaries of presentations by researchers and experienced educators: Access to Special Education for Exceptional Pupils in French Immersion Programs: An Equity Issue The Suitability of Immersion for All Learners: What Does the Research Say? [...]

CPF appears before the the House of Commons Official Languages Committee

2013-01-11T19:08:45-05:00 January 2nd, 2013|

On November 29, CPF President Lisa-Marie Perkins and national Executive Director Robert Rothon presented a brief on behalf of CPF members to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Official Languages. Among the recommendations: the right for all Canadian children to opt to learn French as a second language in the program of their choice [...]

The DELF in Canada: Stakeholder Perceptions

2013-01-11T18:26:19-05:00 January 2nd, 2013|

This just-released study by Larry Vandergrift, PhD, looks at the perceptions of the DELF among Canadian students, teachers, parents, universities and education departments. It was undertaken for the Canadian Association of Immersion Teachers.