Professional Development

New opportunities for non-credit professional development with the Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs

OFFA with its Coordinator - Provincial network for teachers of French programs in British Columbia, are currently developing new non-credit professional development opportunities for teachers in core French, Immersion and Francophone programs in B.C.


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Bootcamp FrancoFUN -  Your summer institute in French!

July 11-15 | $200 for a week of training

If you are a Core French, French Immersion or Francophone program teacher and want to deepen your teaching practices through authentic learning situations, this week is for you.

  • Target audience: Core French teachers of grades 5 to 12 / French Immersion and Francophone program - all levels
  • When: July 11-15, 2022 - 9:30 am-3:00 pm
  • Where: July 11-14 at SFU Burnaby. July 15 at SFU Vancouver Harbour Centre
  • Presented in French
  • Cost*: $200 for BC certified teachers, $850 for out-of-province teachers
    *This cost includes breakfast on July 11, lunches each day, as well as a meal at a French restaurant in Vancouver on July 15, and the registration fees for all activities.
  • Deadline to register: Thursday June 30, 11:59 pm

Details & registration




June 24 — 8:30am to 2:30pm | 115$ for a full day of training

Support students who have difficulty in attentional and executive functioning

  • Target audience: French LST Teachers, Speech and Language Pathologists, Coordinators, Elementary teachers (K-5) in French immersion and francophone programs 
  • When: June 24 — 8:30-2:30pm (on Zoom)
  • Facilitated by: Annie Lussier, Centre de formation CENOP
  • Presented in French
  • This full-day 5-hour workshop costs $115

Details & registration

Past Events

Café FrancoFUN : Niveaux B1/B2 (Series of six sessions) - October 28, November 25, January 27, February 24, April 21 & May 19, 2022

Café FrancoFUN : Niveaux A1/A2 (series of six sessions) - October 27 & November 24, January 26, February 23, April 20 & May 18, 2022

Action! Designing Authentic Learning Tasks for French Learners - November 4, 2021, February 24th, April 7th, May 2022

LA DÉCOUVERTE DE LA DÉMARCHE SCIENTIFIQUE (M-5ème) - January 17, April 5 & May 4, 2022

French isn't your first or dominant language? Are you nervous sometimes when you speak French with your Francophone colleagues? Would you like to gain more confidence in French and inspire that same confidence in your students? This series of 4 half-day online workshops is for you! While practicing your French in a safe and supportive environment, you will discover strategies to overcome the challenges of a L2 identity, both for yourself as a teacher and for your students.

  • Target audience: French Immersion and Core French Teachers - Levels A2 / B1 / B2
  • When: July 19 to 22, 2021 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Facilitated by: Monica Tang
  • Presented in French
  • $50 for a serie of 4 two and a half hour workshops