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Term: Francisation

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-06-21


An intensive educational intervention offered by the Division scolaire franco-manitobaine (DSFM) to improve the french language skills of students. "Francisation interventions are designed to provide the students with knowledge and oral and written language skills sufficient for understanding and functioning in everyday social and school situations. Francisation also aims to develop in a student a positive attitude toward the French language and culture as well as a sense of belonging to the student's francophone community and more broadly, to the worldwide francophone community.

( Source: Project Proposal: Pan-Canadian French as a First Language. Toronto, ON: Council of Ministers of Education, Canada; 2000).

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  • Council of Ministers of Education (2000). Project Proposal: Pan-Canadian French as a First Language.(View)

Term used in 

  • Chartier M, Finlayson G, Prior H, McGowan K, Chen H, de Rocquigny J, Walld R, Gousseau M. Health and Healthcare Utilization of Francophones in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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