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Response to Temporary Adjustment to K-12 Education Funding

2020-03-30T15:51:06-06:00March 30th, 2020|

Canadian Parents for French Alberta was disappointed to hear of the adjustment to K-12 funding that was recently announced by the provincial government. These cuts will inevitably mean the loss of support staff such as educational assistants. Educational assistants do so much more than work with students that have unique needs, they form an essential [...]

*NEW* Resources for Parents & Students

2020-03-27T15:20:26-06:00March 27th, 2020|

With school taking place at home for the foreseeable future, we have heard from parents that they would like extra resources to help their children who are learning in French. We have put together a list of resources to help parents do just that! Please note that there are 2 tabs on the spreadsheet, one [...]

Announcing Concours virtuel: Ensemble à distance

2020-03-26T09:24:50-06:00March 20th, 2020|

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have had to cancel the 2020 Provincial Concours d’art oratoire and we advise all chapters and districts to cancel their local competitions. In-lieu of the traditional Concours, today with a number of partners, CPF Alberta is proud to be partnered in launching: Concours virtuel — Ensemble à distance Ton expérience face [...]


2018-07-04T10:16:01-06:00July 4th, 2018|

Canadian Parents for French Alberta has partnered with the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada to present Hello-Bonjour- a free presentation offered to grade 7 & 8 students on the advantages of bilingualism. We explore Canada's official languages through interactive games and discussion and the best part is that it is done entirely in [...]

Falling Into French Family Weekend- Canmore 2019.

2019-10-06T14:16:06-06:00January 8th, 2018|

The 2019 Canmore weekend is SOLD OUT, thank you to all families who have registered! Please join us in Jasper from February 28-March 1, 2020 for our next French Family Weekend! Our annual Falling Into French Family Weekend is taking place from October 25-27, 2019 in Canmore, Alberta.  This fun-filled family weekend is an [...]

New Chapter Reporting Tool

2019-02-15T15:27:02-06:00September 20th, 2017|

Hello Chapter Leaders! Below you will find the link for the nationally standardized on-line chapter reporting tool. Thank you for sharing details about the events and activities that your Chapter hosted and participated in during this past year.  Please individually enter each event and activity that you put on since April 1, 2018.  Do not [...]

2018 Alberta Concours d’art oratoire!

2018-03-06T10:47:11-06:00September 27th, 2016|

Concours 2018 will be taking place at 9:00 am on Saturday, May 5 at Holy Cross School in Edmonton, AB. Registration will be open March 1-April 20, 2018. The highlights of Canadian Parents for French Alberta’s “Concours d’art oratoire” are: This year’s competition is exclusively open to Core French, Early and Late French Immersion students who [...]

Academically Challenged Students and French Second Language Programs

2017-05-29T21:09:24-06:00January 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? [...]

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