Resources & Opportunities for Schools
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Multi-Media Kits are collections of books, videos, CDs designed for elementary schools, which are available to associate member organizations for a loan period of six weeks during the school year. Contact the CPF–SK office for more information about how your school can have access to one of these kits.
CPF-SK 6-9 Grant Program is a CPF-SK based program for associate member organizations and chapters of CPF-SK who are seeking funding to help them develop extracurricular or enrichment projects for Grades 6-9 students. For more information or to obtain an application form, click here.
CPF School Self-Assessment Tool is intended to help schools assess for themselves how their French-second-language (FSL) programs are faring. 20 indicators are outlined with brief explanations. School performance in each area will be assessed using a five-point scale. The indicators are based on research done on FSL programs in Canada over the last 30 years. To order to a copy, please contact CPF-SK or CPF-National.
CPF-SK Say 'Oui' to French Immersion Kindergarten is a publication that outlines the benefits of French immersion, answers parents’ frequently asked questions and provides information about which school divisions in Saskatchewan offer French immersion.
Paul et Suzanne Kits are a preschool reading resource available to associate member organizations. Contact the CPF–SK office for more information.
Livres, Disques, Etc. is a great site for ordering French books within Canada. There are books for all ages written by both Canadian and foreign authors. To check out their site, please follow this link www.livres-disques.ca.
Librairie du Centre is another great online site for ordering French story books, novels and games, as well as French language guides and support. To find out more, please visit www.librairieducentre.com.
PROGRAMS & OPPORTUNITIES
Conseil culturel fransaskois (CCF) is the
recognized and respected spokesperson of the cultural and artistic
sector of the Fransaskois community. It helps create in Saskatchewan
a vibrant cultural and artistic Fransaskois community and favorable
circumstances for Francophone artists. For more information, please
follow their website at http://www.culturel.sk.ca/.
Association jeunesse fransaskoise (AJF) is the Francophone youth association in Saskatchewan. With a series of fun French activities and programs surrounding culture, music, sports, and leadership planned every year, visit http://www.ajf.ca/ to see how you can be part of the action!
La Troupe du Jour in Saskatoon is a French theatre group that holds plays all year long. If you are interested in attending one of these plays, La Troupe du Jour allows access to the script before the play to make viewing a little easier. For more information please visit their website at www.latroupedujour.ca.
Exchanges Canada is an excellent resource for youth exchanges in Canada and around the world. For more information please visit their website at http://exchanges.gc.ca.
The summer work student exchange program offers 16 and 17 year old students in English-speaking communities to trade homes with a student from a French-speaking community (within Canada) in the summer with a full-time summer job. For more information, please vist www.summer-work.com
for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC) offers
a variety of educational programs for groups: cultural and bilingual exchanges through SEVEC Youth Exchanges Canada, a reciprocal homestay exchange program for groups of 10-30 youth aged 11-18, and cultural and educational group tours to selected destinations across Canada through Rendez-vous Canada Educational Programs. Check out the SEVEC website at www.sevec.ca.
Elocution and Debate Association (SEDA) promotes
speech and debate activities in English and French. SEDA
is active throughout the province from grades 6 through 12 and
at the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan.
SEDA also coordinates an annual program of speech and
debate tournaments and other special activities, including a model
legislature. Visit their website for more information on how to
get involved at www.saskdebate.com.
the future is held in many cities
across Canada each year for high school students in French-second
and French-first-language programs. Their goal is to encourage
students to continue their studies in French while promoting ongoing
dialogue between these students. Visit www.french-future.org
to discover how your school can participate.
Association of Canada's (UNA-Canada) Model UN Programis
a national initiative in both official languages. Get your school
year started with a Model UN Club in French in coordination with
UNA-Canada assistance. For more information, visit www.canimun.org/ModelUN/index.html.