Thank you, Mr. President, for launching our new fund, French for All, as part of the State Visit. Hosted by FACE Foundation, French for All, is a program that seeks to encourage bilingualism and dual-language education, and widen access to French teaching tools in public schools and universities across the United States.Continue reading
Looking forward to this talk in Abu Dhabi as part as the Eshraqat Festival organized by the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Tolerance and Coexistence. The festival’s objective is to promote the notion that tolerance is knowledge, and that the values of tolerance represented in knowing others, dialogue and respect while accepting pluralism, diversity, peace and other human values that celebrate and promote coexistence, become possible through knowledge. This mission resonates well with me and my books on bilingualism and dual-language education in particular which I see as a way of building bridges between communities.Continue reading
Conversations on Bilingualism with Fabrice Jaumont, Author of The Bilingual Revolution, and Conversations on Bilingualism.Continue reading
In this conversation, Dr. Fabrice Jaumont will delve deeper into the topics of bilingualism, bilingual education, and cognitive development. He will also discuss his books Conversations on Bilingualism and The Bilingual Revolution: The Future of Education is in Two Languages, which expand on the work of the author to advance multilingualism, empower multilingual families and linguistic communities, and foster cross-cultural understanding.Continue reading
Where are we going?
Hopefully, we are going away from monolingualism and onward to establishing language as a critical life skill, through developing and implementing bilingual education programs, promoting diversity, reducing inequality, and helping to provide quality education. For that, we need to protect world cultural heritage and support teachers, authors, and families by providing the necessary knowledge and resources to create vibrant multilingual communities. #nightofideas
This is book 7. Multilingualism will prevail! For linguistic diversity, equity, mutual understanding, tolerance, and peace.Continue reading
I am thrilled to take part in Festival du Livre de Paris as an author later this month. Join me on Sat. April 23 (11am to 6pm) for a book signing of La Révolution bilingue. More information on the Festival https://www.festivaldulivredeparis.fr/
New book is out for Francophonie Day! Sortie de ce nouveau livre pour la journée de célébration mondiale de la Francophonie.
Bravo à ma co-éditrice, Kathleen Stein-Smith, et aux auteurs : Mélissa Baril, Timothy Beaulieu, Elizabeth Blood, David Cheramie, Melody Desjardins, Anthony DesRois, Joseph Dunn, Georgie Ferguson, Katharine Harrington, Marine Havel, Marguerite Justus, Emmanuel Kayembe, Etienne Kouakou, Mark Labine, Ben Levine, Julia Schulz, Jesse Martineau, Monique Cairns, Jean Mirvil, Jerry Parker, Robert Perreault, Scott Tilton, Agnès Tounkara, David Vermette.Continue reading