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Lexxus James



Sessions in which Lexxus James attends

Thursday 4 November, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM | 50 minutes
KeynoteEducation and Black English-speaking communities in QuebecOnline/distance learningCovid 19

Alix Adrien, President, Quebec Board of Black EducatorsOnline Education - The Experience of the Quebec Board of Black EducatorsIn 2020, at the onset of the pandemic and during the lockdown, summer programs were limited to outdoor activities. The QBBE promptly transitioned its established onsite Da Costa Hall summer school program to an online platform.  At the beginning of the subsequent school year, the distance learning initiative ...


Keynote speaker
1:20 PM
1:20 PM - 2:40 PM | 1 hour 20 minutes

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1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Language laws - QuebecCanadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsCEGEPs

Moderator: Sylvia Martin-Laforge, Director General, Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)Speakers:Richard Bourhis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, UQAM"On the Planned Declin...

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Education and Black English-speaking communities in QuebecEDIEducational Professionals - Teachers

Moderator: John Ryan, Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec (LCEEQ)Speakers:Tya Collins, PhD Candidate, Université de Montréal  "Experiences of English-Speaking Youth at the Intersections of Bla...

1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionVitality of English-speaking QuebecEducational services in the regionsEmployability

Speakers:  Tino Bordonaro, Chair, Advisory Board on English Education Sandy Astles, Coordinator of Complementary Educational Services, Eastern Shores School Board 

3:10 PM
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
Adult education/adult learnersVocational trainingEDI

Moderator: Ghada Sfeir, Researcher-Member, QUESCREN, Concordia UniversitySpeakers:Maria Giammarco, Senior Lead, Research and Development, Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER)  "Strengthening Learner Pathways...

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionEducation and Black English-speaking communities in QuebecCurriculum

Speakers:  Brian Rock, Chairman, Committee for the Enhancement of the Curriculum of the History of Quebec Marlene Jennings, President, Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)