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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.

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Information

If you have questions or requests for your school district, please contact us at: prof_baff@sfu.ca

 

BIENVENUE AU CAFÉ FRANCOFUN A1/A2

October 5, October 19, November 9, 2022 | $50 for a series of 3 workshops

 

  • Audience: Teachers, coordinators and administrators who have an A1/A1 level French and want to develop their oral competencies in French. This series is for participants new to Café francoFUN.
  • Dates: October 5, October 19, November 9 — 4 :00pm-5 :00pm 
  • Presented by: Nathalie Walsh, Surrey School District teacher
  • Presented in A1/A2 level French.
  • This series of three 60-minute workshops costs $50.

Information and registration

BIENVENUE AU CAFÉ FRANCOFUN B1/B2

October 4, October 18, November 8, 2022 | $50 for a series of 3 worksops

 

  • Audience: Teachers, coordinators and administrators who have an B1/B2 French level and want to develop their oral competencies in French. This series is for participants new to Café francoFUN.
  • Dates: October 4, October 18, November 8 — 4 :00pm-5 :00pm 
  • Presented by: Nathalie LaRoche, Surrey School District teacher
  • Presented in B1/B2 level French.
  • This series of three 60-minute workshops costs $50.

Information and registration

ENSEIGNER DANS UNE PERSPECTIVE DE PENSÉE HISTORIQUE! On en parle!

October 24, November 14, November 28, 2022 | $25 for a series of 3 workshops

 

Session 1 - Introduction to Historical Perspectives and Curricular Competencies in the Social Studies classroom

Session 2 - Controversial issues: how to incorporate them into the humanities to enrich the development of historical thinking skills

Session 3 - Making connections between Social Studies skills and content: letting students communicate their learning in their own way

  • Audience:  French Immersion and Francophone program Social Studies teachers in grades 3-12 who would like to develop their understanding and teaching practice of the historical thinking concepts and skills.
  • Dates: October 24, November 14, November 28 — 3 :30pm-5 :00pm 
  • Presented by: Katie Tressel, Langley School District teacher
  • Presented in French.
  • This series of three 90-minute workshops costs $25.

Information and registration

Past Events

Bootcamp FrancoFUN -  Your summer institute in French! - July 11-15