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on.cpf.ca Welcome to our Webinar @ 7:30pm Welcome to our Webinar @ 7:30pm
on.cpf.ca Agenda 1. Welcome Message and About CPF Betty Gormley, Executive Director 2. Homework Help Tip Sheets & Organizing Parent Workshops Tanzila Mian, Project Manager 3. Pathways to Bilingual Success Betty Gormley, Executive Director
on.cpf.ca Welcome Introductions Ministry of Education’s Parents Reaching Out Grant 3
on.cpf.ca About CPF We are a national network of volunteers which values French as an integrated part of Canada and which dedicated to the promotion and creation of French-second- language learning opportunities for young Canadians 4 CPF was founded in 1977 by parents as an integrated part of Canada and which dedicated to the promotion and creation of French-second-language learning opportunities for young Canadians Today CPF is a national organization with its headquarters in Ottawa and branch offices in all 10 provinces and in the Northwest Territories. Over 22,000 members in Canada Over 5,000 members in Ontario, 34 local CPF chapters
on.cpf.ca Engaging Parents & Students 5 Organizes French-language activities to engage students of all ages from across the province CPF Branches offer informative brochures and publications to support parents Provincial and Regional Conferences and parent workshops Advocate on behalf of parents to the Ministry of Education in support of access to quality FSL programs.
on.cpf.ca Become a CPF Member 6 Annual Family Membership: $25 Annual School Membership: $60 To be involved in your child’s education To be informed about provincial policy and issues that affect your children and their French Second Language program To support extracurricular French activities Schools join to foster a sense of community and encourage parental engagement
on.cpf.ca Chapters 7 Chapters help strengthen French education in Ontario by: Building bridges between local CPF members, decision- makers and other stakeholder groups Building links between CPF members and the provincial / national levels of CPF Working to support extracurricular activities
Homework Help Tip Sheets FRENCH IS NOT REQUIRED TO HELP! ONLINE FRENCH RESOURCES HOW TO DEAL WITH « LES DEVOIRS » ASSISTING WITH FRENCH HOMEWORK MOTIVATE YOUR TWEEN DO’s AND DON’Ts: K OR GRADE 1 FRENCH IMMERSION DEALING WITH DICT ÉE SUGGESTIONS FOR DEALING WITH DIFFICULTIES 10
on.cpf.ca 12 Step-By-Step Guide DEVELOPING A PLAN THE AGENDA / SCHEDULE CONTACTING SPEAKERS / GETTING OUTSIDE HELP SECURING A VENUE GARNERING SCHOOL AND BOARD SUPPORT PROMOTION TO PARENTS ASSIGNING TASKS / TRAINING VOLUNTEERS STEPS TO RUN THE EVENT
on.cpf.ca 13 Financial Grants Available CPF Ontario: French Socio-Cultural Grant Grant for CPF School Members (AMOs) Ministry of Education: Parents Reaching Out (PRO) Grant - Deadline: May 16, 2014
on.cpf.ca Pathways to Bilingual Success Betty Gormley
Enjoy the Good News…. 975 935 students in FSL Programs in Ontario! 780,000 in Core French 31,295 in Extended French 164,635 in French Immersion
Students enrolled in French Immersion Average Annual Growth Rate of 5.3% ! 164,635 155,232 146,428 137,032 133,056 125,453 121,659 115,770 20052006200720082009201020112012
And the not so good news…. The FI Retention Rate from Grade 1 to Grade 12 is 36% Grade 9 to Grade 12 is 68% 11,866 10,607 10,135 6,236 5,837 4,882 4,232 Grade 1 7 8 9 10 11 12
How to boost retention to Grade 12? Provide interactive, authentic French experiences Create a “moment” Promote the Benefits of Bilingualism …..for life
Pathways to Bilingual Success Conferences - Toronto, Sudbury, Windsor, Kingston -22 school boards -101 teachers, 15 FSL Coordinators -2,370 students -11,850 hours of French programming (outside of the classroom)
Retention campaign: Guidance Counselor Resource Package (English) French Teachers’ Resource Package (French) Posters, Teacher’s guide, evidence-based and community resources -800 Secondary schools in Ontario -432 FI/EF elementary schools (Gr.7/8) -2,285 elementary schools (Grade 7-8 Core French)
Améliore tes compétences – deviens bilingue pour la vie! Increase your proficiency – become bilingual for life!
Augmente tes possibilités de carrière dans tous les secteurs de l'économie Enhance your career opportunities in all sectors of the economy
Élargis tes options en ce qui concerne l'enseignement postsecondaire Increase your post-secondary education options
Enrichis tes aptitudes en anglais Sharpen your English language skills
Accrois tes compétences en communication du 21e siècle Boost your 21st century communication skills
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