Our Education System

What do I Want for My Child? – French-Language Education in Alberta


What do I want my child to achieve? What are the benefits for my child?

What is the learning environment like?

Which program is best for my child?

What grade can my child start learning French in?

What about learning English?

What else should I know?

Where can I find out more?

For more information

For advice, information, and support from experienced parents and experts, contact the organizations listed below.

For information on program availability in your area, contact your nearest public, separate or Francophone school board office.

For information on access to French first language, French immersion or French as a second language programming in your area, contact:

Canadian Parents for French, Alberta Branch (CPF Alberta)
Box 34094
RPO Kingsway
Edmonton AB T5G 3G4
Phone: 1-888-433-6036 or in the Edmonton area call 780-433-7311
Fax: 403-265-0194
E-mail: info@cpfalta.ab.ca

Fédération des parents francophones de l’Alberta (FPFA)
Room 114, 8627-91 Street NW
Edmonton AB T6C 3Nl
Phone: 780-468-6934
Fax: 780-469-4799
E-mail: info@fpfa.ab.ca

Association canadienne-française de l’Alberta (ACFA), Secrétariat provincial
Room 303, 8627-91 Street NW
Edmonton AB T6C 3Nl
Phone:  780-466-1680
Fax: 780-465-6773
E-mail: acfa@acfa.ab.ca

Alberta Education – French Language Education Services
10044-108 Street NW
Edmonton AB T5J 5E6
Phone:  310-0000 toll free and ask to be connected, or in the Edmonton area call 780-427-2940
Fax: 780-422-1947
E-mail: def@edc.gov.ab.ca