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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(7), 428-438
DOI: 10.12691/EDUCATION-7-7-1
Special Issue

Meeting Labour Market Needs for French as a Second Language Instruction in Ontario

David Jack1, and Judith Nyman2

1FSL-Labour Market Partnership Project, Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, Toronto, Canada

2Labour Market Partnership Project, Ontario Public School Boards’ Association, Toronto, Canada

Pub. Date: July 02, 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Hiring Teachers: The Issues)

Cite this paper

David Jack and Judith Nyman. Meeting Labour Market Needs for French as a Second Language Instruction in Ontario. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(7):428-438. doi: 10.12691/EDUCATION-7-7-1

Abstract

Satisfying the demand for qualified French as a Second Language (FSL) teachers has been a persistent challenge in Ontario schools for many years. This article reports on research conducted with all publicly funded English-language school boards and hundreds of FSL teachers to better understand the recruitment, hiring and retention of such teachers. This research is part of a three-year project that involves multiple stakeholders in the FSL teacher supply pipeline collaborating to implement workable solutions to this long-standing issue.

Keywords

French as a Second Language teachers, recruitment, hiring, retention

Copyright

Creative CommonsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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