Media Advisory: Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge to release a report on the national shortage of French-as-a-second-language teachers

Vancouver, British Columbia – CNW, February 6, 2019 – Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge will release Accessing Opportunity: A study on challenges in French-as-a-second-language education teacher supply and demand in Canada. Guest speakers will include representatives from Canadian Parents for French and from the Vancouver School Board.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event in person or by teleconference.

Date:
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Time:
1:00 to 2:30 p.m. (PST)
1:00 p.m. (PST) – Embargoed materials will be available for journalists
1:15 p.m. (PST) – Statement by Commissioner Théberge and embargo lifted
What:
Release of the Commissioner of Official Languages’ report, Accessing Opportunity: A study on challenges in French-as-a-second-language education teacher supply and demand in Canada, and guest speakers on the national shortage of French-as-a-second-language teachers
Who:
Commissioner of Official Languages Raymond Théberge will be available to answer questions.
Where:
L’École Bilingue Elementary School, 1166 West 14th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia
Teleconference access:
Toll-free access number: 1-877-413-4791
Conference number: 4680466

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For more information, please contact:

Antonia Papadakou
Manager, Public Affairs
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
Telephone:
819-420-4879
Cellular:
613-808-9499
E-mail:
antonia.papadakou@clo-ocol.gc.ca

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Date modified:
2019-02-06