French-Language Education in Ontario
The mandate of French-language education
The aménagement linguistique policy
The aménagement linguistique is the implementation by education institutions of planned and systemic interventions to ensure the protection, enhancement and transmission of the French language and culture in minority settings.
The Aménagement linguistique policy is a framework document that sets the guidelines for French-language schools and school boards and for the government of Ontario. The objectives of the Aménagement linguistique policy are to:
Parents, students and other general readers can read an overview of the Aménagement linguistique policy in either English or French. Administrators may be more interested in the complete Aménagement linguistique policy document, which is also available in English and in French.
Consultation Policy in Matters of Governance
The Consultation policy was approved in July 2011. The Ministry of Education is committed to consult with French-language education partners in implementing this policy on proposals of projects requiring amendments to the Education Act and its regulations, which could, if made, result in changes to governance of French-language education.
The purpose of this policy is to describe how to proceed when it is decided that a consultation will take place in order to identify the facts and issues raised by the proposal in relation to matters of governance of French-language education.
This policy applies to the management and control over the linguistic and cultural aspects of French-language education.
The principles that guide this consultation policy are: