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Majhanovich, Suzanne – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
An Ontario language teachers' association survey of school boards concerning projected staffing needs, status of current core and immersion French programs, planned expansion and development, and areas of particular need for qualified French second-language teachers is summarized. Data and issues raised by respondents are presented. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, French, Immersion Programs, Language Teachers
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Ullmann, Rebecca; Hainsworth, Howard – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1991
The need for qualified teachers of French as a second language and ways of renewing teacher education programs to meet the need are discussed. Preservice and inservice teacher education are considered. (27 references) (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, French, Language Teachers, Program Development
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Obadia, Andre A. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1989
A study of faculties of education in Canadian universities shows that the quality of French teacher training needs improvement and may run the risk of further deterioration. The tremendous student increase in French-as-a-Second-Language programs is already causing a gradual but serious shortage of French teachers. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Enrollment Rate, Foreign Countries
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Brine, Janet M.; Shapson, Stan M. – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1989
The design, implementation, and evaluation of a British Columbia program to retrain French teachers in immersion instruction is described. The program's impetus was the need for pedagogically qualified and linguistically competent immersion teachers. (21 references) (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, French, Higher Education
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Annandale, Eric – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1985
Discusses the increased demand for French immersion teachers, the concomitant demand for improved teacher education programs, and the joint efforts of the University of Manitoba's faculty of education and French department to create a course for senior students and practicing teachers to meet these needs. (MSE)
Descriptors: Course Content, Foreign Countries, French, Immersion Programs