Key organizations

These organizations support the success and enrich the cultural experience of all students registered in French-language schools and post-secondary programs.

Provincial

  • Assemblée de la francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO)

    AFO defends the rights of Ontario's Francophone community. Its Board of Directors represents different sectors (including education) and regions of Ontario.
    monassemblee.ca

  • Association des conseils scolaires des écoles publiques de l’Ontario (ACÉPO)

    ACEPO represents the trustees of the four (4) public French-language school boards in Ontario.
    www.acepo.org/en

  • Association des directions et directions adjointes des écoles franco-ontariennes (ADFO)

    Supports principals and vice-principals of French-language schools in Ontario in implementing priorities and innovative programs to ensure student success.
    www.adfo.org

  • Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO)

    Labour organization that represents French-language elementary and secondary school teachers. Affiliated with The Ontario Teacher’s Federation (OTF).
    www.aefo.on.ca

  • Association des gestionnaires de l’éducation franco-ontarienne (AGEFO)

    AGEFO is a professional organization uniting administrators of French-language education in Ontario.
    www.agefo.ca

  • Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario (AJEFO)

    Represents lawyers, judges, personnel in the justice system, and others who work to promote access to justice in French.
    www.ajefo.ca

  • Association française des municipalités de l’Ontario (AFMO)

    AFMO provides a forum for officials of municipal councils as well as the employees and management personnel of municipal corporations serving Francophone communities in Ontario.
    www.afmo.on.ca

  • Association française pour l’enseignement des mathématiques en Ontario (AFEMO)

    The AFEMO is a Franco-Ontarian organization contributing to professional development in the teaching of mathematics.
    www.afemo.on.ca/fr/

  • Association franco-ontarienne des conseils scolaires catholiques (AFOCSC)

    Represents the trustees of the eight (8) Catholic French-language school boards in Ontario.
    www.afocsc.org

  • Association francophone à l’éducation des services à l’enfance de l’Ontario (AFÉSEO)

    Organisation whose membership includes all those working in early childhood education and programs as well as many individuals interested in early childhood development in Ontario.
    www.afeseo.ca

  • Association francophone de parents d’enfants dyslexiques ou ayant tout autre trouble d’apprentissage (AFPED)

    The AFPED works closely with all Francophone parents of children with learning disabilities to help them gain access to all existing support programs and resources as quickly as possible, thus facilitating learning and development from an early age.
    www.afped.ca/

  • Association francophone pour l'éducation artistique en Ontario (AFÉAO)

    The AFÉAO oversees activities related to arts education and organizes training programs, seminars and conferences that focus on professional development for arts teachers. The Association is the link between the school staff and people involved in the arts, culture and community of French Ontario.
    www.afeao.ca/

  • Centre franco-ontarien de ressources pédagogiques (CFORP)

    This organisation supports French language education by offering quality services and carrying out innovative projects. It has been developing and distributing educational resources in French since 1974. CFORP also supports teachers by offering vocational training and coaching. The multiple formats used for its resources (IWB, multimedia online courses, e-books) truly engage students in learning at the digital era.
    www.cforp.ca

  • Centre ontarien de prévention des agressions (COPA)

    COPA helps establish high quality education programs for assault prevention in Ontario. It also focuses on creating new tools and resources for assault prevention.
    infocopa.com/

  • The College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)

    The College of Early Childhood Educators (the College) is a professional self-regulatory body for early childhood educators formed to protect the public interest and focused on quality and standards in the practice of early childhood education. This Web site also includes a section for the public and for parents.
    http://www.ordre-epe.ca/

  • Colleges Ontario

    Colleges Ontario is the advocacy organization for the province’s 24 colleges of applied arts and technology. Colleges Ontario promotes policies and awareness campaigns to ensure Ontario produces the highly skilled workforce that is essential to our province’s prosperity.
    www.collegesontario.org

  • Council of Ontario universities (COU)

    The Council of Ontario Universities (COU) promotes higher education in Ontario through advocacy, research and policy development.
    www.cou.on.ca

  • Conseil ontarien des directrices et directeurs de l’éducation de langue française (CODELF)

    CODELF is the professional organisation of the Directors of the twelve (12) French-language school boards in Ontario working collaboratively to implement the Aménagement linguistique Policy.
    www.codelf.ca

  • Consortium des universités de la francophonie ontarienne (CUFO)

    Works to improve Franco-Ontarians' access to higher education by offering a comprehensive range of French-language university programs and services.
    www.cufo.ca

  • Contact Nord

    This network provides education and training opportunities through electronic classes and online learning.
    www.contactnord.ca/fr

  • Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)

    EQAO reports on student learning through large-scale assessments at the international, national and provincial levels.
    www.eqao.com

  • Élargir l'espace francophone

    A provincial and unique initiative that encourages the active participation of the French-language education sector to the francophone culture in Ontario. Three main fields of intervention: the community groups, governmental authorities, the private sector.
    www.espacefranco.com/

  • e-Learning Ontario

    The Provincial e-Learning Strategy provides Ontario school boards, schools and students with access to valuable software and resources. lt provides educational resources for teachers and students at the elementary and secondary levels.
    www.edu.gov.on.ca/elearning/

  • Fédération canadienne des étudiantes et étudiants (FCEE) - Ontario

    The federation represents students and their collective interests to the federal, provincial and territorial governments.
    www.cfs-fcee.ca

  • Fédération de la jeunesse franco-ontarienne (FESFO)

    FESFO’s main goal is to ensure that Franco-Ontarian youths fully participate in the development of their community and society at large.
    www.fesfo.ca

  • Fondation franco-ontarienne

    This Franco-Ontarian Foundation financially supports the implementation of initiatives that ensure the vitality of the Franco-Ontarian community.
    www.fondationfranco-ontarienne.ca/

  • Independent Learning Centre (ILC)

    The Independent Learning Centre is the province's designated provider of remote education courses designed for independent study.
    www.ilc.org

  • Librairie du Centre

    This French bookstore is one of many services offered by CFORP to French language schools and the community. Orders can be placed from anywhere in Canada. All profits generated by the bookstore are reinvested in the production of new educational resources.
    www.librairieducentre.com

  • Office of the French Language Services Commissioner

    The French Language Services Commissioner has a mandate to conduct independent investigations under the French Language Services Act, either in response to complaints or on his own initiative, to prepare reports on his investigations, and to monitor the progress made by government agencies in the delivery of French-language services in Ontario.
    www.csf.gouv.on.ca/fr

  • Office provincial de l'éducation de la foi catholique de l'Ontario (OPÉCO)

    OPECO promotes religious education in Catholic French-language educational settings.
    www.opeco.ca

  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)

    OCT allows teachers to regulate and govern their own profession in the public interest in Ontario.
    www.oct.ca

  • Parents partenaires en éducation (PPE) 

    PPE works in close collaboration with its partners in education. This network supports parents, helping them play an active part in their children’s education. PPE also represents parents’ interests at the provincial level.
    reseauppe.ca

  • Regroupement des élèves conseillers et conseillères francophones de l’Ontario (RECFO)

    RECFO unites all student trustees across Ontario. It is consulted on key policy issues by the Ministry of Education and collaborates with other stakeholders in the education community.
    www.recfo.ca/

  • Regroupement des intervenantes et intervenants francophones en santé et en services sociaux de l’Ontario (RIFSSSO)

    Brings together more than 500 Francophone health care and social service professionals. Works to promote communication among its members and helps them improve the delivery of health care services in French in Ontario.
    www.rifssso.ca

  • Regroupement étudiant franco-ontarien (REFO)

    Organization created by Francophone and bilingual post-secondary students in the province to promote and expand French education in Ontario.
    www.refo.ca

  • Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité de l’Ontario (RDÉE Ontario)

    RDEE ONTARIO promotes economic development and employability in order to ensure the vitality and sustainability of all Francophone communities in Ontario.
    www.rdee-ont.ca

  • Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

    The Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) of a school board or a school authority is consulted on key issues related to special education policies, programs and services.
    www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/seac/

  • TFO

    A cultural and educational French-language television station in Ontario. TFO is a world leader in educational matters.
    www.tfo.org

National

  • Association des universités de la francophonie canadienne (AUFC)

    Promotes university education within Canada’s minority Francophone communities.
    www.aufc.ca

  • Canadian Heritage

    Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content and foster cultural participation.
    www.pch.gc.ca

  • Centre canadien de leadership en évaluation (CLÉ)

    The CLE is a non-profit organization offering evaluative and organizational services to French-language organizations across Canada.
    www.lecle.com

  • Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

    The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages is responsible for protecting language rights and promoting English and French in Canadian society.
    www.ocol-clo.gc.ca

  • French-language education in Canada (FLE Canada)

    French-language education in Canada is available in every province and territory. Services offered include daycare and early childhood education, kindergarten programs as well as elementary, secondary and postsecondary education. Regardless of where you choose to settle in Canada, you’re sure to find top-notch educational services in French.
    fle-canada.ca

  • Office of Francophone Affairs (OFA)

    The Office of Francophone Affairs works with the ministries to ensure that the French Language Services Act is applied.
    www.ofa.gov.on.ca

International

  • Agence universitaire de la francophonie

    The AUF operates on the international scene with more than 427 staff members in 70 institutions affiliated with ten regional offices.
    www.auf.org

  • Association des cours constitutionnelles ayant en partage l’usage du français (ACCPUF)

    The ACCPUF is an association uniting over 40 constitutional courts and equivalent institutions from several countries in Africa, Europe, America and Asia. This organisation contributes to the development of constitutional jurisprudence in the Francophone areas.
    www.accpuf.org/

  • Centre de la francophonie des Amériques

    The Centre de la francophonie des Amériques contributes to the promotion and development of the French language. Geared towards the future, it takes cultural diversity into account by focusing on strong and harmonious relations, as well as on complementary actions between Francophones and francophiles from Quebec, Canada and the Americas.
    www.francophoniedesameriques.com/

  • Fédération internationale des professeurs de français (FIPF)

    FIPF’s mission is to spread and promote the French language and culture at the international level, with the aim of achieving multilingualism as well as pooling knowledge and skills globally.
    www.fipf.org

  • Les Jeux de la Francophonie

    An international sports event that reflects the solidarity of the global Francophone community. All through the event, the diverse, vibrant and rich culture of the French communities across the world are highlighted.
    www.jeux.francophonie.org

  • Organisation internationale de la francophonie (OIF)

    OIF improves the standard of living of its French community members across the world by helping them become agents of their own development. It provides its Member States support in developing or consolidating their policies and in conducting activities related to international politics and multilateral cooperation, according to the four major tasks set forth by the Francophonie Summit.
    www.francophonie.org/