NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Education Week 2012

By French Culture

The 13th annual International Education Week begins November 12. Since the first celebration in 2000, participants from around the world have conducted a wide variety of activities...

NOVEMBER 5, 2012

Celebrate National French Week!

By French Culture

November 8-14, 2012 is National French Week! Join your local your school, colleges, universities, and communities to create an exciting 2012 National French Week celebration.

NOVEMBER 4, 2012

French Books for Bilingual Brains

By Fabrice Jaumont

French-English bilingual programs are booming New York City and with the demand for bilingual education comes a need for more books. Reading books is crucial to becoming bi-literate but getting access to books in French can be difficult, particularly if you are a public school with a small budget.

OCTOBER 26, 2012

"Fête de la science" at Kent Gardens Elementary School, VA

By French Culture

On October 26th, French association Les Petits Débrouillards came to Kent Gardens Elementary School, VA. The students used experiments and games to learn about ways to minimize the impact of construction on today's environment and for the future.

OCTOBER 23, 2012

French Heritage Language Program: Making French an Asset

By Benoît Le Dévédec

The following interview with Benoît Le Dévédec, Program Coordinator of French Heritage Language, was conducted on Oct. 18, 2012 by e-Toile, the official newsletter of the French Consulate in Miami.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2012

Back to School for the French Heritage Language Program

By Benoît Le Dévédec

This summer as part of the French Heritage Summer Camp, 19 high school students from the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn took part in the Forum Mondial de la Langue Française in Quebec.

JULY 12, 2012

French Teachers Summer Session at the Embassy

By French Culture

From June 25 through 28, 35 American teachers of French gathered at the French Embassy to participate in the 2012 "Summer University" training session, organized by the Embassy’s Cultural Services Department.

JULY 12, 2012

France in the U.S.'s Buddy icon D.C. Public School Students Visit the Ambassador's Residence

By French Culture

On June 8, 2012, 18 children and their teachers from Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan, a public school in Washington D.C., visited the residence ofthe Ambassador of France to the United States.

JUNE 28, 2012

French Heritage Language Program bust a move with the help of the KLP break-dancing collective!

By Benoît Le Dévédec

With the end of the school year just around the corner, the French Heritage Language Program carries on taking French-speaking outside the classroom!

JUNE 5, 2012

French Heritage Summer Camp 2012, c’est parti!

By Benoît Le Dévédec

This year the French Heritage Language Program will be giving 20 disadvantaged French-speaking high school students from the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn the chance to discover a Francophone country here in America by organizing a summer camp in Quebec from July 2nd -12th.

MAY 31, 2012

Brooklyn Student Wins French Heritage ’Allons en France 2012’ Contest

By Benoît Le Dévédec

Every year, many students of French around the world get the chance to take part in the Allons en France contest, which offers a 10-day educational trip to France to its winners thanks to the Institut Français.

MAY 4, 2012

A Successful Month of Francophonie for French Heritage Students in New York

By Benoît Le Dévédec

For most French Heritage students in the United-States, Francophonie is celebrated in March and all year long.

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