French Options

BC Ministry of Education French Bursary Funding Application:

UBC French Teacher Education Program candidates may be eligible for a federal bursary administered by the BC Ministry of Education and dispersed by UBC’s Enrolment Services in the fall once course registration information has been received from the Teacher Education Office in September. Please refer to the application requirements and apply online. (Please note that UBC offers a Bachelor of Education. Language of instruction percentages will be submitted by the TEO in September.)

 

Core French Requirements

Elementary Program Option

To teach French as a subject among others in an English program (Grades 5 to 7), you need:


Secondary Program Option

To teach French as a subject among others in an English program (Grades 8 to 12), you need:

French Immersion Requirements

Elementary Program Option

To teach in a French immersion school (Kindergarten to Grade 7), you need:


Secondary Program Option

To teach in a French immersion context (Grades 8 to 12), you need:

  • French Immersion option is available for the following teachable subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, History, Geography, Social Science, Mathematics, and French language and literature.
  • In all teachable subjects except French language and literature, students must complete a minimum of 9 credits of 200-level French courses in literature, grammar, and composition
  • Applicants wishing to teach French language and literature are required to satisfy academic requirements for French as a teachable subject.
  • Specific secondary academic courses and experience with youth (13 to 17 years old).
  • successful completion of a French proficiency assessment. Either one of these: