Pandemic teaching challenges in minority language settings

Posted on Thursday, September 2, 2021

High school students and teacher, with Franco-Ontarian flag


This roundtable discussion will focus on the pandemic experiences of teachers in minority language settings. First, three professional advisors and co-hosts of the Toute la classe podcast, Jennifer Davies, Milène Brassard and Vicky Fauteux, will share their experiences and observations, as well as present useful tools and resources for virtual and face-to-face teaching. Next, two Faculty researchers, Amal Boultif and Phyllis Dalley, will link practice and theory by offering suggestions and recommendations for the coming months. The session will conclude with a short performance by students from the Centre d'excellence artistique de l'Ontario. Valérie Morand, Executive Director of the Fédération nationale des conseils scolaires francophones, will offer closing remarks.

Date: Thursday, September 23  

Time: 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM 

Registration required 

The session will be open to the public and broadcast via the Zoom platform. Reserve your place today :






4:30 - 4:40 pm 

Welcome and Indigenous affirmation 

Richard Barwell, Dean, Faculty of Education  

4:40 - 4:45 pm 

Speaker introductions and program 

Isabelle Bourgeois, Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Education  

4:45 - 5:15 pm 

School perspectives  

Professional Advisors : Jennifer Davies, Mylène Brassard and Vicky Fauteux  

5:15 - 5:45 pm 

Research perspectives  

Researchers : Phyllis Dalley and Amal Boultif, Faculty of Education  

5:45 - 6:00 pm 

Discussion and questions  

Presenter : Mirela Moldoveanu, Faculty of Education  

6:00 - 6:20 pm 

Celebrate our community!  

Videos provided by Centre d’excellence artistique de l’Ontario

6:20 - 6:30 pm 

Closing remarks 

Valérie Morand, Executive Director, Fédération nationale des conseils scolaires francophones (FNCSF)  

Regroupement national des directions générales de l’éducation (RNDGE)  

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