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 15, 2018.
Odyssey – 9 month paid language monitor program www.myodyssey.ca Deadline for registration is February 15, 2018.
Concours d'art oratoire
Canada’s largest annual French-language public-speaking competitionConcours 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, Middle or Late) or French First Language (CSAP), or studying in at a CAIS school (Canadian Association of Independent Schools). What is Concours d_art oratoire_teachers CPF NOVA SCOTIA PROVINCIAL CONCOURS D'ART ORATOIRE 2018Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018 Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia is delighted to announce the Concours d’art oratoire (provincial French public speaking competition) on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Mount Saint Vincent University. Students will advance from their school and regional school board competition to the provincial competition. For information on participating in the Concours d'art oratoire, please contact your child's teacher or the French Second Language Consultant at your school board. 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 2018 Concours d art oratoire reglements_rules 2018 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 Choosing a topic _English_ Comment choisir un sujet _French_ How to guide to public speaking _English_ How to guide Public Speaking _French 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 2018 (French public speaking) on May 5, 2018. 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 [email protected] to obtain a volunteer registration form.