The province of Ontario will invest $19.Forty-one million in numerous tasks and tasks to aid students, mother and father and instructors in French-language faculties. This investment is part of the new $330 million Priorities and Partnerships Fund (PPF) which budget high impact projects that directly assist college students inside the lecture room.
“We keep to do so to guard what matters most to Franco-Ontarian households by setting them first,” said Lisa Thompson, Minister of Education. “Every Franco-Ontarian family in this province should experience supported with regards to making sure their child has to get entry to to significant and modern schooling.”
PPF funding will aid a huge range of tasks and projects that help keep and have interaction college students and their households, strengthen partnerships across the gadget, and increase get admission to to first-class French-language programs and offerings each outside and inside the school room, which includes:
Funding to help French-language faculty forums within the implementation of aménagement Linguistique projects in French-language schools in Ontario, enticing college students and growing their experience of belonging to the French-language college gadget and their community.
Funding to assist six French-language school forums, that allows you to build the capability of directors, principals and teachers in information amassing, analysis and figuring out subsequent steps.
Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) meetings prepared locally by using French-language faculty boards to aid SHSM programs in schools, proportion know-how and encourage networking amongst school boards.
Funding for l’Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-Ontarians (AEFO) and Council of Trustees’ Associations (CTA) to sell the fulfillment of French-language students with unique desires.
“Education for Francophone students in Ontario is imperative, and I am pleased with the work our government is doing to guide students and households in our French-language schooling gadget,” said Sam Oosterhoff, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education. “We will hold to work with our education partners to make sure French-language schooling maintains to thrive in our province.”
There are twelve French-language college boards in Ontario, with 470 French-language colleges; greater than 108,000 students attend French-language schools, and the province is domestic to extra than 620,000 Francophones.