Quebec Home & School News

Quebec Home & School News
March-April, 1981
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issued: March, 1981/April, 1981 Number of pages: 16

Article titles:

  • 1981 Conference theme, new directions in education
  • Editorial comment
    • Work your dreams to reality
    • Fight for your rights...and pay for them too
    • Anglo awareness
    • Budgets not sufficient says Superior Council
    • President's message
  • News from National - mid-term meeting cancelled
  • Thank you Windermere
  • Transfusion to succeed immersion?
  • The challenges of the 80's
  • Superior Council working on 'quality'
  • Neutral schools don't exist - they all teach values
  • English sector drops from 9.2% from 1979-1980
  • Changes to be expected in the 80's: Technology has arrived
  • French want to know: how bilingualism grants used?
  • Children's TV - kids need their programming
  • School boards need to open their doors
  • AGM Section
  • Standing for election
  • Exchange programs, etc: summer learning in French
  • Objective: mastery of skills
  • School entrance age, pressure grows to change date
  • Parents say 'school's guidance services need promotion'
  • Over $1 million for School and Parents' Com's
  • Parents and reading encouragement
  • K-6 projects exhibit well expressed
  • 'I love to read' project
  • Committee to study sexual abuse and exploitation of children
  • Focus on the Locals
    • New Carlisle: silence - readers at work
    • Meadowbrook: parents read with their own children
    • Asbestos/Danville/Shipton: lunch-time swim!
    • Summerlea Annex: participants keen readers
    • Westpark: book et théâtre!
    • Seigniory: funds buy new encyclopedia
    • Edinburgh: self-help jog
    • John Rennie: school chess championships
    • Lasalle High: cooperative effort!
    • Dunrae Gardens: active program aids membership
    • Sunndale Park: who played Santa?
    • Edgewater: not such a nutty idea!
    • Allancroft: grade 1 chess champ!
  • Smoking prevention for the young - Quebec leads in 9-11 year old smokers
  • Book reviews
  • 1981 the International Year of Disabled Persons
Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations (QFHSA). “Quebec Home & School News” 17, no. 2 (March–April 1981).
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Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations, Inc. (QFHSA)


English-language kindergarten to secondary 5 educational sector in the province of Quebec


Literacy activities; education activities; conducting leadership workshops; parenting skills workshops

Former Names:
[merger of] Québec Provincial Council of Home and Schools and Greater Montréal Federation of Home and School Associations; Quebec Federation of Protestant Home and School Associations