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Intercaf: Inspiring and as Relevant as Ever

June 5, 2017
The 31st meeting of CAF coordinators (CAF stands for centre d’aide en français, that is, French-language help centres), or Intercaf, was held on Friday, May 26, 2017, at the library of the École nationale d’aérotechnique (ÉNA) campus of Cégep Édouard-Montpetit, in Saint-Hubert. Approximately 85 representatives from higher education [...]

CCDMD Call for Projects: 2017 selection

May 30, 2017
Two selection committees, i.e. one for French-language projects and one for English-language projects, made up of college and CCDMD representatives, convened in May to choose projects that meet the criteria outlined in the Call for Projects. In total, 9 projects were selected. Each year, the CCDMD issues a Call for Projects to all teachers in [...]

Francojeu des cégeps: Winners and Overview of the 12th Edition

May 11, 2017
Jean-Mathieu Montpetit, a horticultural technology and environment technologies student at Cégep régional de Lanaudière, took the jury’s top prize in the Francojeu des cégeps with a new word for a technological reality: philocider.* His prize is a $500 gift certificate from the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) and a [...]

World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest

May 8, 2017
Five CEGEP students shared prizes worth a total of $3,000 in the sixth edition of the Intercollegiate Photography Competition World of Images. Their prizes were awarded on May 3 at Collège de Maisonneuve, at the opening of an exhibit featuring the top 29 photos. The CCDMD (Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development) holds the [...]

Appointment of Michel Hardy-Vallée at the CCDMD

April 28, 2017
Michel Hardy-Vallée has been appointed to a permanent position at the CCDMD as a project manager and pedagogical advisor on the resource development team. Michel has been with us since January 2011, as a project manager in the CCDMD’s English sector. He has a broad range of experience in the development of teaching and learning materials. [...]

Appointment of Sara Marcoux at the CCDMD

March 24, 2017
Since February 28, Sara Marcoux has been serving as a full-time project manager at the CCDMD. She has a bachelor’s degree in language sciences, specializing in applied linguistics for teaching French as a second language, from Université du Québec à Montréal, and a master’s degree in education from Université de Montréal. With [...]

The Research Competition website launched at John Abbott College

February 24, 2017
The official launch of The Research Competition took place on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at John Abbott College. The Research Competition, a set of pedagogically innovative role-play scenarios that is available online free of charge, aims at supporting teachers and students with the production of research work for the Social Science Research [...]

"Le Détecteur de fautes", reviewed and improved

February 24, 2017
The new edition of the teaching resource Le détecteur de fautes (spelling mistake detector) is now available online. This practical way to improve the ability to spot and decipher errors in French is mobile-ready. Designed for teaching staff and help centre tutors who want to perfect their correction skills and students who want to learn to [...]

Play with web words in the Francojeu des cégeps

February 20, 2017
The CCDMD is inviting you to take part in the 2017 edition of the Francojeu des cégeps, held as part of the Francofête in collaboration with the l’Office québécois de la langue française. March 1 to 31, on Facebook (with or without a Facebook account), you can play the game and take part in the online contest, which is reserved for [...]

Our best wishes

December 21, 2016
Please note that the CCDMD will be closed from December 24 until January 2. We look forward to hearing from you as of January 3!