MARCH 3, 2012

Speaking the Language of Many!

By French Culture

French Heritage Language Program and New York French American School work hand in hand to promote Francophonie in Harlem.

FEBRUARY 28, 2012

Heritage Languages and Social Cohesion

By French Culture

Last November, the French Heritage Language Program organized a conference entitled "Heritage Languages and Social Cohesion," bringing together heritage language experts from all across the country to discuss the major issues facing heritage languages and heritage language education in the United States today

NOVEMBER 16, 2011

International Education Week 2011 at the French Embassy

By French Culture

On November 16, 2011, the French Embassy hosted a conference in the auditorium of the Maison Française to celebrate International Education Week, a joint initiative of the US Department of State and Department of Education.

OCTOBER 24, 2011

France Honors Lou Reed

By French Culture

On Sunday, October 30, 2011, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred the insignia of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on Lou Reed, playwright, poet, musician, and photographer with the following speech.

JUNE 6, 2011

Hunter College’s Master of French Bilingual Education

By French Culture

In an effort to extend its expertise to French-speaking teacher-candidates, Hunter College hopes to offer two French-specific bilingual education courses starting in January 2012.

JUNE 6, 2011

French Dual-Language Programs in New York City

By French Culture

In an article published on June 6th in the Wall Street Journal, Kavita Mokha describes the boom in French dual-language programs across New York City: By September 2011, six elementary schools, one middle school and one charter school will have French programs. Public School 133 in Park Slope and P.S. 110 in Greenpoint are expected to unveil programs starting this fall.

JUNE 5, 2011

French School Art Festival Vernissage

By French Culture

On June 2nd, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy invited numerous primary schools interested in the French language and culture to participate in its second annual French School Festival of Arts.

MARCH 19, 2011

Embassy School Adoption Program

By French Culture

The Embassy Adoption Program pairs embassies with sixth-grade classes in DC public schools. A class is “adopted” by an embassy, creating a bond with both local and international communities.

MARCH 17, 2011

The French Heritage Language Program Honors its Partners and Friends

By French Culture

As part of the 2011 "Mois de la francophonie", a gathering of over 200 partners, friends, sponsors and beneficiaries of the French Heritage Language Program attended its milestone "réception de l’amitié francophone" on March 15th at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. They were welcomed by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, and Jane Ross, President of the French Heritage Language Program’s advisory board.