All Eyes on Official Languages

Official languages workshops for federal public servants

These free workshops for federal public servants will help you to better understand your responsibilities and your obligations regarding official languages. You will also have the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the tools and resources available to you to support the implementation of the Official Languages Act in your organization.

 

Workshops

Objectives of the Official Languages Act

60 minutes

Learn more about the main objectives of the Official Languages Act and about its different parts.

Tool for the linguistic identification of positions: Implementing section 91 of the Official Languages Act

60 minutes

Learn more about how to objectively establish the language requirements of positions during staffing processes.

Bilingual meetings: Effective practices for meetings and externally sourced presentations

90 minutes

Learn more about best practices for holding effective bilingual meetings and external presentations, whether in person or virtually.

Linguistic (in)security at work

60 minutes

Learn more about language insecurity, its consequences and how to create a workplace that encourages the use of both official languages.

 

Communications and services to the public, including active offer

90 minutes

Learn more about how to invite the public to use one of the two official languages when communicating with or receiving services from the federal government and about the importance of doing so. Discover practical tools to improve individual and team performance when making an active offer.

 

Workshop description

Calendar – At a glance!

  • February 8, 2024: Linguistic (in)security at work
  • February 13, 2024: Communications and services to the public, including active offer
  • February 20, 2024: Objectives of the Official Languages Act
  • February 29, 2024: Bilingual meetings: Effective practices for meetings and externally sourced presentations (BIL)
  • March 7, 2024: Communications and services to the public, including active offer
  • March 13, 2024: Objectives of the Official Languages Act
  • April 11, 2024: Tool for the linguistic identification of positions: Implementing section 91 of the Official Languages Act
  • April 16, 2024: Linguistic (in)security at work
  • April 24, 2024: Bilingual meetings: Effective practices for meetings and externally sourced presentations (BIL)
  • May 1, 2024: Tool for the linguistic identification of positions: Implementing section 91 of the Official Languages Act
  • May 9, 2024: Objectives of the Official Languages Act
  • May 14, 2024: Bilingual meetings: Effective practices for meetings and externally sourced presentations (BIL)