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Lynn Travers

Secretary
Advisory Board on English Education

Sessions in which Lynn Travers attends

Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | 1 hour
Higher educationPlurilingualism

Welcome remarks:Lorraine O'Donnell, Research Associate, QUESCREN; Affiliate Assistant Professor, School of Community and Public Affairs, Concordia UniversityWilliam Floch, Assistant Secretary, Secrétariat aux relations avec les Québécois d'expression anglaise  Opening Keynote AddressModerator: Brian Lewis,...

Angelica Galante

Keynote speaker

Lorraine O’Donnell

Master of ceremonies

William Floch

Master of ceremonies
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM | 50 minutes
Demographics - Quebec English-language schoolsFirst Official Language SpokenEmployability
3:20 PM
3:20 PM - 4:10 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionEducation and Black English-speaking communities in Quebec

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 ...

ALIX ADRIEN

Keynote speaker
1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionVitality of English-speaking QuebecEducational services in the regionsEmployability
3:10 PM
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
Adult education/adult learnersVocational trainingEDI

Friday 5 November, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Workshop
1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Education and Indigenous communitiesIndigenous languagesEducational professionalsElementary schoolsTranslanguaging
3:10 PM
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
KeynoteOfficial Linguistic Minority CommunitiesDemographics - Canada

Raymond Théberge, Commissioner of Official Languages of CanadaThe Future of Education in an Official-Language Minority Setting: Demographic Change and New Points of ViewCanada’s demographic landscape is in constant evolution; it is also very different than what it was half a century ago, when the Official Languages Act was first adopted. Our population is becoming increasingly diver...