The Ottawa International Children’s Festival is an annual celebration of the best in live performing arts for children. For over two decades the OICF has presented an abundance of award-winning artists from around the globe and made wide-eyed children out of attendees of all ages. The mandate of the Festival is to create a variety of programs for children aged four to fifteen, focusing on enriching school curriculum and promoting the arts as an integral part of children’s education.
Another innovative project in a FLE secondary school: the first classroom in a solar greenhouse in Canada!
On May 23rd 2012, le Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario (CEPEO), l’école secondaire publique Gisèle-Lalonde in Ottawa and the Maisonneuve family inaugurated the very first classroom in Canada built in a solar greenhouse. This unique classroom is part of “Projet Karyne“, a set of initiatives related to renewable energy. The project was created in 2006 in memory of Karyne Maisonneuve, an 8 year-old girl who died of cancer. Read more…
Did you know?
- There are 6,000 languages in the world.
- 50% of them are endangered.
- 96% of them are spoken by 4% of the world’s population.
- 90% of them are not represented on the Internet.
- A language disappears every two weeks.
- 90% of African languages have no written transcription. Read more…
To ensure its development, the Francophone community relies on the excellence of its network of FLE schools — in fact on its early childhood to adult education system
Indeed, many Ontario citizens ignore that they have access to French-language preschools, elementary schools, secondary schools and colleges, as well as French programs offered in bilingual universities. These services are of superior quality and ensure that the French language and the Francophone culture are passed on. Read more…
Education Week is an annual event celebrated by school boards and schools across the province. It is an opportunity for students, teachers and parents to celebrate the teaching excellence and student achievement that make our schools engaging, inspiring, and conducive to learning.
Education Week is a time to create awareness and to recognize the hard work, achievements and success of everyone involved in education and the well-being of our society. Read more…