OFFA Events

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Throughout the year, our team organizes numerous events in French, or in both of Canada’s official languages, to promote Francophone cultures here at SFU and within the community.

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Upcoming Event

Literary discussion with Dany Laferrière | June 10, 2023 at 6:30pm

Simon Fraser University's Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs, in collaboration with the Alliance française de Vancouver and ICI Colombie-Britannique, invite you to a literary discussion with the writer, filmmaker and member of the Académie française Dany Laferrière

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Info Sessions - Teacher Education | Professionnal Development Program & Professionnal Linking Program - French Module

Are you interested in teaching Core French, French Immersion or in the Francophone program in British Columbia? Attend an information session about the French Module of the Professional Development Program (PDP) and Professional Linking Program (PLP) at Simon Fraser University (SFU).

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Info Sessions - Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Studies in Education (GDE) - INCLUSION, INTERACTION, AND CONNECTION IN THE FRENCH CLASSROOM

Learn more about this Graduate Diploma in Education (GDE) in French during an information session. This Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Studies in Education (GDE) is designed in collaboration with British Columbia school districts for educators whose primary focus is school-based practice within BC. This online program focuses on British Columbia's Ministry of Education K-12 French curriculum and explores how to teach it using inclusive, interactive, and relational pedagogies.

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Offered in French, this program focuses on the theme of diversity and inclusion. Students will explore, understand and apply current theories and research related to second language teaching and learning in Francophone minority settings. Students will also discover how to adapt their practice to diverse, multicultural and multilingual environments. Two choices are available: the professionally oriented option (M.Ed.) or the research oriented option (M.A.).

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Past Events


Belgian movie night with the Embassy of Belgium in Canada : «Une Vie démente» | October 5, 2022

Back-to-school French Fête | September 9, 2022

Le Printemps de la francophonie - 12th Edition | February 28-March 31, 2022

ACPI's Great Tour (September 14-15, 2021)