Research 2017-05-30T04:34:19-04:00

Our research helps us to better understand FSL programs and student needs, determine gaps in access or effectiveness, establish why official bilingualism is a valuable life skill, and provide evidence-based reasoning for the advocacy and promotion that helps drive Canada’s youth on the path toward bilingualism.

Bilingual teens double in Canada over past 15 years by Canadian Parents for French

A Comprehensive Review of French Second Language Programs and ServicesReport of the French Second Language Commission. Within the Anglophone Sector of the New Brunswick Department of Education. Submitted to Honourable Kelly Lamrock, Minister of Education, February 18, 2008.

Inclusive Education: A review of programming and services in New Brunswick English French Press Release, MCKAY REPORT, Inclusive Education Inclusive Education-A Review of Programming and Services in New Brunswick, 2005

The State of French-Second-Language Education in Canada is a series of annual reports on how French-second-language (FSL) programs are faring across the country. Support for FSL programs exists at four interconnected levels: national, provincial-territorial, school district and school. The State of FSL reports provide information to decision makers and advocates for FSL education about the quality of national and provincial/territorial support for the FSL programs offered to Canadian students.

New Brunswick Annual Department of Education Report Cards 2005 ENG 2004 ENG 2004 FR 2003 ENG 2003 FR 2002 ENG 2002 FR 2001 ENG 2001 FR

Highlights – Believing in Achieving 2005 The Department of Education has published an update to their “Quality Learning Agenda”.

Quality Learning Agenda A cornerstone of the New Brunswick Government’s strategic, ten-year economic growth agenda called Greater Opportunity: New Brunswick’s Prosperity Plan.

Scraba Report

Report of Current Research on the Effects of Second Language Learning on First Language Literacy Skills

Atlantic Provinces Educational Foundation

The State of FSL Education in Canada

The State of French-Second-Language Education in Canada research reports examine how well French-second-language (FSL) programs are faring across Canada, using common indicators of effective support for FSL programs.

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Enrollment Trends

CPF gathers data from ministries of education and presents enrolment figures by province/territory, by year, and by type of FSL program. All ministries divide enrolment into core French and immersion, while some are able to differentiate enrolment into early, middle and late immersion and into regular and alternate core French.

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Research Database

This database is a good starting point for finding information about FSL issues that interest you. (CPF members only)

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See also:

CPF Guide to FSL Schools (CPF members only)

FSL Backgrounders