This initiative is comprised of two concurrent components:
- Pan-Canadian research and professional dialogue with school leaders to explore and document the leadership challenges and opportunities related to FSL instruction in schools to gather practices and strategies that have the potential to positively affect FSL teacher retention and professional support.
- Development and implementation of facilitated online learning modules to support school administrators who lead FSL programs in their schools in partnership with the Ontario Principals’ Council and Catholic Principals’ Council | Ontario.
Compendium of Evidence‐informed Strategies and Practices to Support School Administrators with FSL Programs
The Compendium is intended to provide school administrators with a menu of research-informed strategies and practices that have been identified and effectively used in school boards across Canada to address challenges in supporting FSL instruction in schools.
The research underpinning this Compendium is summarized in this video:
Appendix A: Self-Assessment
The self-assessment is intended as a planning tool for school administrators. The fillable form allows you to revisit your self-assessment and track progress along four highlighted theme areas.
Online School Administrator FSL Modules
These modules support school administrators who lead FSL programs in their schools and were developed in partnership with the Ontario Principals’ Council and Catholic Principals’ Council | Ontario.
From Awareness to Action
From Awareness to Action is a professional learning publication consisting of 11 issues on topics to support school administrators in the strengthening of French as a Second Language.
National Conversation on FSL School Administrator Collaborative Networks
This national panel discussion shares how to create and sustain school administrator collaborative networks, which is an evidence-based strategy to provide support to school administrators to more readily address the challenges they face in retaining and supporting their FSL teachers.