Evening sessions to support French students

Parents attend Voir Grand workshop session to learn how to engage in their child's French education.

The next Voir Grand evening session will help parents learn how they can support their child’s French education.

Voir Grand has many opportunities for participants – especially parents – to develop and support their French culture and language. The session will be tomorrow, January 31, at École St-Augustin in Rustico from 5 to 7 p.m.

“Voir Grand is a chance for schools, families and communities to come together and engage in student learning,” Education, Early Learning and Culture Minister Doug Currie said. “When parents are involved in their child’s education, our students achieve and succeed and our whole Island is better for it.”

Workshops will be available for parents to discuss topics such as developing their child’s French language and using French outside the classroom. Children are also welcome, and can engage in fun activities focused on music and literacy.

Voir Grand is organized through collaboration with La Fédération des parents de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard, La Commission scolaire de langue française, the Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture, and the Francophone community.

“These evenings are essential in order to help parents support their children while they receive French as a first language education,” said Anne-Marie Rioux, leader in literacy and francisation. “The hope is that all parents who attend these sessions will leave feeling comfortable and supported by the school and in turn, support their child’s education.”

To find out upcoming dates for Voir Grand, contact your child’s school by phone or visit your School’s Website.

Media contact:
Hillary MacDonald
Education, Early Learning and Culture

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