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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
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM | 1 hour 20 minutes
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM | 50 minutes
Online/distance learningAdult education/adult learnersEducational technologyEducational Professionals - TeachersCovid 19Educational services in the regions
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM | 50 minutes
Demographics - Quebec English-language schoolsFirst Official Language SpokenEmployability
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM | 50 minutes
Student retention and successCEGEPsRetention of graduates in QuebecEmployability
2:50 PM
2:50 PM - 4:10 PM | 1 hour 20 minutes
3:20 PM
3:20 PM - 4:10 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionEducation and Black English-speaking communities in Quebec
3:20 PM - 4:10 PM | 50 minutes
LiteracyAdult education/adult learnersCovid 19Panel discussion

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
1:20 PM
1:20 PM - 2:40 PM | 1 hour 20 minutes
1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Education and Black English-speaking communities in QuebecEDIEducational Professionals - Teachers
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Language laws - QuebecCanadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsCEGEPs
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionVitality of English-speaking QuebecEducational services in the regionsEmployability
2:40 PM
3:10 PM
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
Adult education/adult learnersVocational trainingEDI
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionEducation and Black English-speaking communities in QuebecCurriculum

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
12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM | 50 minutes
KeynoteEducation and Indigenous communitiesIndigenous languagesHigher education

Manon Tremblay, Senior Director, Indigenous Directions, Concordia UniversityCelebrating Indigenous Languages in AcademiaAs post-secondary institutions seek to reconcile with Indigenous peoples and decolonize the academy, Indigenous languages are afforded very little attention. Universities can play a key role in fostering a ...

1:20 PM
1:20 PM - 2:40 PM | 1 hour 20 minutes
1:50 PM
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Education and Indigenous communitiesIndigenous languagesEducational professionalsElementary schoolsTranslanguaging
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
LiteracyStorytellingHomeschooling
1:50 PM - 2:40 PM | 50 minutes
Panel discussionVitality of English-speaking QuebecCurriculumEducational Professionals - TeachersTeaching of history
2:40 PM
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...

4:00 PM
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM | 30 minutes
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