There are no currently scheduled public offerings. School districts wishing to offer the modules below to school leaders should contact learning@principals.ca for more information.

Core French Module

Participants will explore leadership strategies and ways to mitigate issues identified in research regarding the development of the Core French program in schools.

Facilitated by principals with experience in Core French settings, this module focuses on collaborative knowledge building and mobilization to:

  • identify leadership strategies to improve Core French teacher retention 

  • determine effective practices of Core French programs

  • discover resources that help to plan professional development opportunities for Core French teachers,  and 

  • discuss unique leadership challenges and opportunities that affect FSL instruction in schools.

 

French Immersion Module - Part 1 

Participants will explore leadership strategies and ways to mitigate issues identified in research regarding the development of the French Immersion programs in schools.

Facilitated by practising principals with experience in French Immersion settings, this module focuses on collaborative knowledge building and mobilization to:

  • identify leadership strategies to improve FSL teacher retention

  • determine the factors leading to FSL teacher attrition and

  • introduce support for the professional learning of FSL educators.

 

French Immersion Module - Part 2 

A follow-up 5-hour online module to support Associates and Members in delving deeper into the strategies for Teacher Retention and the Development of the French Immersion Program. In this second module, participants will focus expressively on practical leadership strategies to support the development of the French Immersion program in schools.

Facilitated by practising principals with experience in French Immersion settings, this module focuses on collaborative knowledge building and mobilization to:

  • determine the effective practices of French Immersion programs

  • identify strategies that support language proficiency of French Immersion teachers

  • discover resources that help to plan professional development opportunities for French Immersion teachers,  and 

  • discuss unique leadership challenges and opportunities that affect French Immersion instruction in schools.

Although helpful, it is not mandatory to have completed the first module to participate in this program.