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Accessing opportunity: A study on challenges in French-as-a-second-language education teacher supply and demand in Canada

Written by Alexandre Comeau :: [Sunday, 25 August 2019 18:02] Last updated by Azure René de Cotret :: [Wednesday, 26 August 2020 11:30]
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Year: 2019 Authors and Collaborators Larson, Elizabeth Jean
Masson, Mimi;
Theme Demography
Education
Sociolinguistic
Language Statistics
City: , Gatineau Publishing Company: , Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages ISBN : 978-0-660-29402-5 Abstract The study objectives are to document and explore: the extent and nature of the FSL teacher supply and demand challenge and other factors that may be related to the challenges in accessing FSL education; current and possible measures that the Government of Canada along with different ministries of education, faculties of education and school boards could consider to help address the gap; factors inhibiting FSL education graduates from Canadian post-secondary institutions from taking up FSL teaching positions where there is a demand for their specialty, as well as considerations or initiatives that could encourage or motivate them to consider teaching in FSL programs where there is a need.

The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages contracted this study to Canadian Parents for French.
The research team consisted of lead researchers and authors Mimi Masson and Elizabeth Jean Larson,
as well as Paule Desgroseilliers, Wendy Carr and Sharon Lapkin.