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Next Year's Cultural Events for French Students (includes links to register)

July 13, 2020

Next year's cultural events are all planned and we at the FLRC are so excited for all the opportunities the students of French will have in taking part! Check them out below and start signing up in order to reserve a spot!

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

June 08, 2020
Our Spring Newsletter is now available for viewing!   What you can discover in this issue: -Links to Free Online Teaching Resources! -All of the recent changes at the library! -Exciting Cultural Events planned for next year! -Details on the changes made to the DELF exam! -And Much More‚Ķ...

FLRC COVID-19 Response

March 20, 2020
‚Äč Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Re: COVID-19 and FLRC Events

Given this unprecedented and ever-changing situation the FLRC announces the following:
‚óŹ The DELF scolaire exam scheduled for April 6‚Äď9 is cancelled , however, should classes resume before the end of June the FLRC will look at organizing...


March 17, 2020
***Updates*** 20/05/2020 8:50AM: The book drop is now open! You can return your books and movies at anytime during the day through the book drop slot near the front entrance. Larger items can be returned by parking in one of the designated curbside parking spots and calling the staff. These items...
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Free Resource Garage Sale

March 02, 2020
‚ÄčAs you may have heard, we recently weeded out a pile of resources from our collection at the library in order to make room for new resources! In order for them to be put to good use once again, we will be giving them away at our Free Garage Sale in...


February 07, 2020
‚Äč Do you make use of our collection of resources? Do you have trouble finding what you need or even knowing what is available? We have very exciting news to share! The FLRC just released a catalogue for the first time! In the form of a Google Spreadsheet, this database was created...
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Linguistic Duality: a presentation offered FREE OF CHARGE by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages

January 21, 2020
‚Äč Attention French Immersion and FSL teachers! The Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada (OCOL), in partnership with Canadian Parents for French , offers presentations in French immersion schools and FSL classes free of charge in order to promote linguistic duality in Canada!   We have the chance to welcome a...
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Daniel Richer dit Laflèche

January 14, 2020
‚ÄčLa l√©gende de la cr√©ation met en contexte les croyances et l'utilisation par les Premi√®res Nations des Sept Enseignements puis je toucherai au sujet fort d√©licat de l'appropriation par rapport √† l'appr√©ciation pour en arriver √† la fa√ßon d'int√©grer plus d'enseignements autochtones dans le programme d'√©tudes. Concr√®tement, les participants pourront se...
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Parlons Français Boot Camp

November 06, 2019
‚ÄčWednesday, March 04, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Are you a teacher of French whose oral language skills could use a workout? Perhaps your French is ‚Äėout of shape‚Äô or your confidence level could use a boost to match the level of French you teach. Maybe you are not...
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Les Ombres Folles

October 11, 2019
‚ÄčLes Ombres Folles presents "Off the Beaten Path"
Based on the Russian folktale ‚ÄúIvan Tsarevitch, the Firebird and Grey Wolf‚ÄĚ

Immerse yourself in the nutty universe of this young audience production! Real ode to the creative power of storytelling, the show tells the incredible journey of Ivan Tsarevitch who left...
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Le Merveilleux Voyage de l'Inès de l'Ouest

October 11, 2019
‚Äč Every year, L'UniTh√©√Ętre presents a production for young audiences that tours francophone and French immersion elementary schools in Alberta. This year, the touring play is Le merveilleux voyage d‚ÄôIn√®s de l‚ÄôOuest by R√©becca D√©raspe, produced by Th√©√Ętre la Seizi√®me (Vancouver). The play is intended for an audience in kindergarten to...
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Webinar- Jusqu'au bout !

October 11, 2019
‚ÄčNov. 21, 2019- 4:00-5:00 PM
Hot off the press new resource for Core French! Intensify your language classes. It is built entirely around the language proficiency levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), levels A2, B1 and B2. This is also why this resource can be used with French...
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Webinar-Mon réseau, ma vie

October 11, 2019
‚Äč Nov. 20, 2019- 4:00-5:00 PM
Self-confident students tend to face situations head-on and be risk takers. They see a purpose in their learning and view learning in a positive light. Mon réseau, ma vie is designed to empower students with confidence in learning and using French. The program is...
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Communication Jeunesse - Roxane Turcotte

October 11, 2019
‚Äč Communication Jeunesse vous pr√©sente l'auteure Roxane Turcotte. Une pr√©sentation est offerte pour les √©l√®ves de la maternelle et une deuxi√®me pr√©sentation pour les √©l√®ves de la 1re √† la 3e.

La semaine du 10-13 février 2020.

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Jusqu'au bout !

October 11, 2019
‚ÄčNov. 19, 2019-  Hot off the press new resource for Core French! Intensify your language classes. It is built entirely around the language proficiency levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), levels A2, B1 and B2. This is also why this resource can be used with French Immersion learners....
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Professor WOW or The Great Balanzo

October 11, 2019
‚Äč Professor Wow or the Great Balanzo presented by Aythan Ross. Both performances are available; choose one of his presentations or both if you wish! Presentations are available in French or bilingually. Cost is $725 per presentation. Workshops are also available at an extra cost.

Professor Wow the Invisible World...
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Mon réseau, ma vie : Confidence in French Begins with Purposeful Language Learning!

October 11, 2019
‚ÄčNov. 18, 2019-  S elf-confident students tend to face situations head-on and be risk takers. They see a purpose in their learning and view learning in a positive light. Mon r√©seau, ma vie is designed to empower students with confidence in learning and using French. The program is function-driven and based...
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Atlas Géo Circus 2

October 11, 2019
Discover the interactive, participative and musical show exploring the world and its people. For Ages 5‚Äď12 and a show can also be offered for ages 12‚Äď17. The possibility of having an evening show for families is also available.

Registration has closed!
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Au secours! I'm teaching FSL- Webinar Series

September 24, 2019
Does the thought of your French as a second language teaching assignment have you thinking, ‚Äú au secours‚ÄĚ?  Join this webinar series for support, strategies and ideas delivered in manageable chunks at the end of your school day.  Each session will include a presentation based on the day‚Äôs topic; a related...
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Habilitation initiales des correcteurs - examinateurs D.E.L.F. PRIM - Niveau A1.1

September 20, 2019
‚ÄčJanuary 15, 2020-  Cet atelier a pour but d‚Äôinformer les enseignants au niveau √©l√©mentaire en immersion et en fran√ßais langue seconde au DELF PRIM : A1.1. Visant les enseignants de FLS en 6e ann√©e, ainsi que les enseignants d‚Äôimmersion fran√ßaise en 4e et 5e ann√©e, les participants d√©couvriront des exemples de...
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Panorama de la littérature jeunesse d’ici

September 20, 2019
‚Äč Oct. 24, 2019  - Panorama de la litt√©rature jeunesse d‚Äôici We will present the most interesting youth literature published by Quebec and French Canadian writers and several book mediation activities easily and rapidly replicated in your classrooms or in the school library.   Goals This workshop will permit the participants to...
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Catching Children Before They Fail - The Right to Read Program (offered in French Language)

September 20, 2019
‚ÄčMay 4 & June 1st, 2020-  The first Right to Read Program workshop entitled  Catching Children before They Fail:  The Reading Readiness Screening Tool .    Part 1, Interventions  is scheduled to be held in Grande Prairie,  Alberta on  Monday, May 4, 2020  from 9:00 a.m. ‚Äď 3:00 p.m.  This workshop...
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Le High/Low : des livres à leur pointure

September 20, 2019
‚Äč Oct. 23, 2019  - Le High/Low : des livres √† leur pointure The High/Low book selections provide to french immersion students  books with accessible language and simple vocabulary but captivating stories.  By offering to young readers books that meet their reading skills while addressing themes dear to their age, you...

Kalimba- School Shows- May 2019

February 01, 2019
‚Äč The FLRC is pleased to present:  KALIMBA- √áa D√©m√©nage vous fera bouger, chanter et rigoler! 
When: May 27-31, 2019

Who: Kindergarten to Grade 6

Price: $ 1575 -The center will reimburse half.
For more information visit kalimba.ca

Register your school by clicking the link...

SLIC-Fall PD Registration Now Open!

September 25, 2018
Open the PDF for more information about this event and to register. 
SLIC Fall PD 2018 Flyer.pdf
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Gumboots School Shows- February 2019

September 25, 2018
‚Äč The FLRC is pround to present Gumboots.  They will be in the area February 19 & 20, 2019. To book a show click here.

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Travelling Resource Roadshow- Date Change

September 17, 2018
The date of the Travelling Resource Roadshow in  Peace River  has been changed to  October 17, 2018 . Please fill out the Google form below to ensure that we will bring all the resources  you are looking for before  October 12, 2018 .



Languages Without Borders- 2019 National Conference for Second Language Educators

June 27, 2018
‚Äč CASLT joins forces with the Second Language Research Institute of Canada (L 2 RIC) at the University of New Brunswick to hold our 7th national conference for second languages educators. The 2019 Languages Without Borders (LWB) conference will be held at the Fredericton Convention Centre, New Brunswick, from May 2‚Äď4, 2019. 2019...

Unleash the Power of the AIM! For Beginner and Experienced AIM French Teachers

June 27, 2018

This interactive and practical workshop will give you the opportunity to discover and try some of the AIM’s innovative techniques. Learn the unique tools and strategies used in an AIM classroom.

Facilitators: Wendy Maxwell for Beginner & Rhonda Murphy for Experienced

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ACPI 2018 - Registration is Now Open!

June 04, 2018
Be the first to register for this unmissable and unique event that brings together immersion professionals and Francophone professionals in one conference!
The 2018 ACPI Conference will be held at RBC Center Winnipeg in the heart of the City of Winnipeg, Canada's cultural cradle.  


France exchange program 2018-2019 - Apply today!

March 13, 2018

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 individual exchange program. Students who are entering grade 10 or 11 in the 2018-2019 school year are invited to apply. The duration of the exchange is four to six weeks, depending on the type of exchange selected. The cost is 2500$. Application...

FLRC Winter Newsletter

December 05, 2017
To read the FLRC Winter Newsletter, click here. 

Become a certified DELF examiner during the MPTC

October 23, 2017
Do you want to become a certified DELF examiner without missing any days of school? Get you A1/A2 or B1/B2 certification during the Mighty Peace Teacher Convention! Registration is now open through the NRLC. Check out links below for more information, or contact the FLRC. A1&A2:
https://nrlc.net/program/1910 B1&B2:

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The Impact of Second-Language Learning

October 02, 2017
Come find out what the latest research is telling us about the benefits of learning a second language. Mary O’ Brien will present a summary of the research findings from a variety of areas demonstrating how learning a second language can have a positive impact on a range of...


September 29, 2017
To properly celebrate the 150 th  anniversary of Canadian Confederation, French for the Future‚Äôs National Essay Contest is looking to discover more than 150 cities and towns from around Canada by way of portraits of the cities written by their young inhabitants. 
Open to students in grades 10 to 12...
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French for the Future's new 2017 Halloween buttons on sale for a limited time only from September 18 to October 2!

September 18, 2017

‚ÄčShow off your pride and order your own "Je n‚Äôai pas peur du fran√ßais" buttons, available for $0.50 each, plus shipping fees (1.50 inches in diameter). To buy your buttons, click here.

Camps d'été pour enfants

June 28, 2017
Le d√©partement de ‚ÄėContinuing Education‚Äô au coll√®ge organise deux camps d‚Äôimmersion fran√ßaise cet √©t√© :   1)        Jr. Camp P‚Äôtits Plaisirs d‚Äô√©t√© (√āges 7-9) : Dates Times Days Cost Instructor Enrollment Campus Jul 17 - Jul 21 9:00am - 4:00pm MTWRF $229.00 TBA Available Grande Prairie     2)        Camp P‚Äôtits...

French Policy

June 26, 2017
‚Äč The Government of Alberta acknowledges the past, present and continued social, cultural and economic contributions of the province‚Äôs significant and diverse French-speaking population. Through meaningful engagement, dialogue, and collaboration, the government is committed to enhancing services in French to support the vitality of the Francophonie in Alberta in a targeted...

Summer University for FLS/FSL Teachers at Ottawa U

June 26, 2017
‚Äč The University of Ottawa's Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI) is offering summer professional development workshops for FSL elementary and secondary teachers of Core French, Extended French, Intensive French, and Immersion. For full program details, click here.
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FLRC Newsletter May/June

June 26, 2017
‚Äč To read the FLRC's newsletter for May/June, click here.

MPTC 2018

June 05, 2017
Presenter proposals are now being accepted for the 2018 Mighty Peace Teachers Convention! All proposals must be submitted before November 3 to be eligible for consideration. To submit your proposal, ‚Äčclick here.

Literature Review on the Impact of Second-Language Learning

June 02, 2017

Literature Review on the Impact of Second-Language Learning The purpose of the current literature review is to investigate whether and how learning a second language affects language learners. It focuses on research in the following areas: cognition, academics, personal life, society at large,
economics and intercultural understanding. To read the lit...
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Official Languages in Education Program (OLEP) Individual Teacher Bursary Program for 2017/2018

May 12, 2017

‚Äč OLEP provides up to $2200.00 annually for those interested in pursuing professional development offered in French for the 2017/2018 school year. These are awarded on a first come, first served basis so you are encouraged to apply asap for PD between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Application...
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CPF Travel Club meeting

May 12, 2017

Welcome to all incoming Grade 6 and 7 French Immersion parents!  The CPF (Canadian Parents for French) Travel Club operates under the umbrella of the Canadian Parents for French Grande Prairie Chapter.  The CPF Travel Club is a group of parents of children in Grades 6-12 French Immersion who fundraise...
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Robert Roy Award: 2017 Nominations

May 12, 2017
‚Äč The prestigious Robert Roy award recognizes outstanding contributions by educators and researchers to the second language education field. Do you know a deserving colleague, mentor, or friend? Please submit a brief of  400 words maximum  to support your nomination by email to admin@caslt.org or to: 

Robert Roy Award Nomination Committee
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Application for the Individual Exchange Program with Nancy-Metz

May 04, 2017

To apply for the individual echange program with nancy-Metz, please click the link.  France Exchange Application Form.pdf ...

FLRC April Newsletter

April 25, 2017
‚Äč To read the FLRC's April newsletter, click here.

Registration for summer courses at l'Université du CUEF de Grenoble is open !

April 11, 2017
‚Äč Des stages √† dur√©e variable sont destin√©s √† des enseignants de fran√ßais langue √©trang√®re en formation initiale ou continue, ainsi qu'aux professeurs de fran√ßais langue maternelle confront√©s √† des publics h√©t√©rog√®nes. Des stages pour coordonnateurs ou directeurs sont √©galement propos√©s. For more information, click here. Brochure_CUEF_2016_pap-BD2 (1).pdf

Canadian Parents for French ‚Äď Grande Prairie Chapter Ami(e) de la Francophonie Award

April 11, 2017

Funded by the Grande Prairie Canadian Parents for French chapter to a deserving grade 12 graduating student who has demonstrated a commitment to French Second Language education and culture. For criteria and how to apply, please see attachment.  CPF endowmend fund criteria feb 2017.pdf

DELF PRIM registration is now open!

March 27, 2017
‚Äč DELF Prim Registration is now open until April 13, 2017. To register, please click here.

Register for DELF for schools today!

February 28, 2017
‚Äč The DELF for schools will take place from April 24-27, 2017.  To register for DELF for schools, click here.

uLead 2017

February 06, 2017
uLead covention will be held April 7-9, in Calgary.  On the agenda: keynote sessions, plenary sessions, panels discussions and workshops to support school principals and teachers working in French Immersion and Francophone schools. For more information, click here.
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French book club at GPPL

February 03, 2017
There will be a French book held at the Grande Prairie Public library, starting on February 13, 2017. See poster for more information. 
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Students exchanges available through International Education Exchange Program (IEEP)

February 02, 2017

Exchange programs are available through IEEP, a program offered by the ATA. There are exchange opportunities available for students and teachers! For more info, click here. ...

FLRC Newsletter January 2017

January 27, 2017
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for January 2017, click here.


January 26, 2017

February 25, 2017 - Noon  to 5:00 - Muskoseepi Park  This year again , we will celebrate at the Maple Sugar Festival. The Festival will be held at Muskoseepi park on february 25th 2017 from 12pm to 5 pm. There will be several family activities such as:
*Outdoor activities: snowshoeing,...

Registration for DELF Public Exams is now open!

December 16, 2016
‚Äč DELF Public Exams will he held from March 6 -10, 2017. To register, click here.

French for the Future - National Essay contest

December 02, 2016
‚Äč To learn more about the French for the Future National Essay contest. click here.

FLRC Newsletter November/December 2016

December 01, 2016
‚Äč To read the newsletter for Nomber / December 2016, click here.

Winter Break Buttons are now on sale!

November 15, 2016
‚Äč To buy winter buttons, click here.

Take Action!

October 25, 2016
‚Äč Soyons plus engag√©s que jamais!

Comme vous le savez certainement, le gouvernement fédéral est en pleine consultation concernant son prochain plan d’action sur les langues officielles alors que le gouvernement provincial vient d’amorcer des consultations pour le développement d’une première politique de services en français!

Dans les deux cas, les citoyens sont...

FLRC Newsletter October 2016

October 17, 2016
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for October 2016, click here.

Register for DELF for schools today!

October 06, 2016
The DELF for schools will take place from November 21-24, 2016.  To register for DELF for schools, click here.

French for the Future Halloween buttons on sale now!

September 20, 2016
‚Äč To purchase your halloween buttons, click here.

FLRC Newsletter - September 2016

September 09, 2016
‚Äč To view the FLRC's newsletter for September 2016, click here.
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FRLC Newsletter - June 2016

June 15, 2016
‚Äč To read the FRLC Newsletter for June 2016, click here.

FRLC Newsletter May 2016

June 15, 2016
    To read the FRLC newsletter for May, 2016 click here.
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FLRC Newsletter April 2016

April 05, 2016
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for April 2016, click here.
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FRLC Newsletter March 2016

March 01, 2016
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for March 2016, click here.
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FRLC Newsletter February 2016

February 18, 2016
‚Äč To read the FLRC`s February 2016 Newsletter click here.  
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FRLC Newsletter - January 2016

January 20, 2016
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for January, 2016, click here.

FLRC Newsletter - December, 2015

December 11, 2015
‚ÄčTo read the FLRC newsletter for December 2015, click here .

FLRC Newsletter - November, 2015

November 05, 2015
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for November, 2015, click here.

FLRC Newsletter - October, 2015

October 30, 2015
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for October, 2015, click here.

FLRC Newsletter - October, 2015

October 05, 2015

FLRC Newsletter - September, 2015

October 05, 2015
‚Äč To read the FLRC newsletter for September, 2015, click here.