Francophone Representatives to Visit Nova Scotia
Department of Education (to March 26, 2013)
September 3, 1999 10:22 AM
Following the "Sommet de la francophonie" taking place in Moncton
in early September, the community of Nova Scotia's
French-language educational stakeholders will organize a tour of
their institutions for francophone education officials.
From Sept. 6 to Sept. 9, representatives will participate in a
guided tour of Petit de Grat, Halifax and Baie Sainte-Marie. In
addition, thanks to the Collège de l'Acadie's state-of-the-art
distance education technology, the Argyle and Chéticamp areas
will also be involved in this millennium tour of Nova Scotia's
This provincial tour was organized by the Department of
Education, as well as Université Sainte-Anne, the Conseil
scolaire acadien provincial and the Collège de l'Acadie.
"We're looking forward to showing our visitors why Nova Scotia is
known around the world as Canada's education province," said
Education Minister Jane Purves. "Nova Scotia's French education
system is built on solid primary, secondary, post-secondary and
adult learning foundations. This fundamental strength is key to
our students' success."
In addition to visiting various sites throughout the province,
the participants will attend meetings organized with target
Here is the itinerary for the Millennium Study Tour:
- Sept. 6: -- Arrival of visitors
- Sept. 7: -- Visit of the Petit de Grat region
- Sept. 8: -- Visit of the Halifax region
- Sept. 9: -- Visit of the Baie Sainte-Marie region
Contact: Doug Hadley
Department of Education
College de l'Acadie
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arc September 3, 1999 10:21 p.m.