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France Levasseur-Ouimet: Living 'en français': The Contribution and the Development of Alberta's Francophone Communities (Part 8)

Duration: 6 minutes, 19 seconds

Dr. France Levasseur-Ouimet speaks to the importance of French language education to the preservation of Francophone culture in Alberta. English language instruction was required in public schools from 1892. The first Francophone public schools opened in Alberta in 1984. (presentation by France Levasseur-Ouimet, Ph.D. at the 2007 Alberta Education Social Studies Summer Institute)

See a biography of France Levasseur-Ouimet

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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