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ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA – EWC is a once in a lifetime experience for Canadian Teens to meet young people from across the country. Every week of the school year, 120 to148 teens from across Canada (ages 14-17) come to Ottawa, where they discover their country through each other, learn about Canadian institutions, meet famous and accomplished Canadians, explore exciting career options, develop their civic leadership skills and live an extraordinary bilingual experience. https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/en/home.html

SEVEC – Second Language Exchanges (ages 12-17) http://www.sevec.ca/home

SWAP– Offers international work experience in France. SWAP deals with applicants Visa applications http://www.swap.ca/

Explore– 5 week French immersion bursary program offered across Canada www.myexplore.ca Deadline for registration is February 28, 2013.

Odyssey – 9 month paid language monitor program www.myodyssey.ca Deadline for registration is February 28, 2013.

  • Lieutenant Governor's Award: Ready to Write! Prêt à écrire!

    The Lieutenant Governor's Award: Ready to Write! Prêt à écrire! celebrates the ability of young Anglophone Nova Scotians to communicate in French as their second language.

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  • French Summer Camps

    Each year, Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia organizes an exciting summer camp season. There are week-long overnight camps available that cover a range of French levels and activities. Imagine having all the fun of summer camp « En francais »! See you in 2017!

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  • Concours d'art oratoire

    Canada’s largest annual French-language public-speaking competition

     

    Concours d’art oratoire is Canada’s largest annual French-language public-speaking competition involving over a 100,000 students across Canada every year, and thousands of dollars worth of prizes. The aims of this public speaking contest are to stimulate the interest of students learning French, to improve their oral skills, and to give them experience speaking in public. This event is organized by Canadian Parents for French (CPF), who has worked together with parents and school staff since 1983 to organize school, district and provincial-level competitions. Concours is open to French Second Language (FSL) and Francophone students from grades five through twelve who are studying Core French, Integrated French, Intensive French, French immersion (Early or Late) or French First Language (CSAP), or studying in at a CAIS school (Canadian Association of Independent Schools).   CPF NOVA SCOTIA PROVINCIAL CONCOURS D'ART ORATOIRE 2017 Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017 Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia is delighted to announce the Concours d’art oratoire  (provincial French public speaking competition) on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Mount Saint   Vincent University, Seaton Academic Centre. Students registered to participate in the Provincial Concours on May 6, 2017 will have received a confirmation letter with a schedule for the day and an email with the schedule.  If you wish to confirm that your child is registered, please contact the Branch office directly. Concours schedule_horaire 2017 The Concours d’art oratoire allows Canadian Parents for French to sponsor an activity where students from across the province express themselves and are recognized for their talents in French public speaking.  For many teachers, it is an opportunity to incorporate public speaking into their curriculum so that all their students benefit from the use of their researching, writing and presentation skills. Students will advance from their school and regional competitions to the provincial competition. RULES AND CATEGORIES - Concours d art oratoire categories 2017 Concours d art oratoire reglements_rules 2017 To create the greatest degree of fairness and challenge to each participant, and to avoid any student’s disqualification at the provincial or national level because of inappropriate placement, please refer closely to the Rules and Categories document. Please ensure that students are placed in the appropriate categories.   Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia retains the right to assess and move any student they feel is not in the appropriate category.  If the student does not agree with their re-evaluation, they will not be allowed to participate in the provincial competition.  Please review the information to ensure that teachers and students are aware of the guidelines to create the greatest degree of fairness and to avoid any student’s disqualification at the provincial or national level. FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS - Guide de l'art oratoire_guide to public speaking For more information contact CPF Nova Scotia at toll free, 1-877-CPF-5233 or 902-453-2048.
    Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia (CPF Nova Scotia ) is looking for volunteers to judge, time keepers, emcees, and questioners at the Concours d’Art Oratoire 2017 (French public speaking) on May 6, 2017. This event hosts regional winners from French first and second language programs throughout the province. Students at the grade 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 and 11/12 levels in will compete in the categories of Core French, Integrated French, French Immersion (late, early and middle), and Francophone. Details on registration as a volunteer will be posted shortly or contact us at cpf@ns.sympatico.ca to obtain a volunteer registration form.          
    CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR Concours d’art oratoire! Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

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