School District 60 partnering with French School District for new learning opportunities

SD 60 is one of many districts that are currently not to capacity in terms of faculty members.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – School District 60 will be partnering up with another school district from France to explore new learning opportunities.

On Monday, Sylvie Draguer from Orleans, France, will be visiting with a group of teachers and administrators in Fort St. John.
Following an accord that was signed between the BC Ministry of Education and the French Ministry of Education in May, 2016, several regions have begun the process of establishing partnerships between school districts in the two countries.
School District 60 says as some of the first steps, they will be looking to be matched with teachers in the Orleans District from France. They hope to work on class projects as well as share virtual pen pals and also share instructional practices.
Stephen Petrucci, Assistant Superintendent with School District 60 says the school is looking forward to the chance to work with other countries.
“School District 60 is pleased to welcome Sylvie to Fort St. John and sees great potential for exciting learning opportunities for our students.”