French as a Second Language

 

The 2019-2020 Durham FSL Committee is being organized by Johanna Saunders at Alexander Gragam Bell PS. For more information, please contact johanna.saunders@ddsb.ca

There is a 5-member FSL Standing Committee at ETFO Provincial. Its terms of reference are:

  • To advise and make recommendations to the ETFO Durham Executive on strategies, which raise awareness and sensitize ETFO and its membership about French as a Second Language (FSL) issues and French language services.
  • To identify ways of supporting FSL teachers and programs.
  • To investigate challenges and obstacles which inhibit Durham students from achieving the federal government Canadian Heritage Plan 2013 objective to double the proportion of secondary school graduates with a functional knowledge of their second official language by 2013.
  • To monitor changes in legislation and make recommendations to the ETFo Durham Executive to communicate with the Ministry of Education and Durham District School Board about FSL issues.

If you are interested in becoming part of this committee, please contact any of the Local Executive for more information.