French Language EducationProviding Provincial Leadership for French Immersion
French Language Education ServicesFrench Language Education Services (FLES)/Direction de l’éducation française (DÉF) develops educational resources to support the teaching and learning of French as a first or second language. In accordance with the School Act, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the specific needs of its clienteles, French Language Education Services carries out its mission through the following:
- to advise the minister and to recommend policies on any matter regarding French language education;
- to assume a leadership role in French language education matters based on the best known principles and practices;
- to develop and evaluate and recommend these for ministerial approval;
- to support the implementation of French language programs of study.