(Communicated) QUEBEC, November 3, 2020 - The École branchée, in partnership with the Federation of Quebec Parents 'Committees (FCPQ) and the English Parents' Committee Association (EPCA), is launching a survey today for Quebec parents.
Many parents must accompany their child (ren) in distance learning at this time, in an uncertain and constantly changing context. École branchée and its partners want to learn more about the issues that concern them and the resources they need to meet current challenges. Parents are invited to respond to a short survey by November 11: monurl.ca/parentssondage.
Understanding technological tools, communicating with teachers, supporting my child in his digital uses, guiding him in his learning, maintaining motivation and promoting school perseverance, these are all subjects that are being analyzed by the magazine team. École branchée. In order to better support and support parents in their role, the responses obtained to the survey could feed into the content of a future issue of the magazine.
“Over the past few months, distance education has been deployed at high speed in Quebec, and continues for a large number of students. In addition, screens have never taken up so much space in our lives. This context can certainly have shaken up family habits and created new challenges to be taken up in everyday life at home. We want to make sure that our next special issue will respond as best as possible to the needs and expectations of parents, ”says Martine Rioux, editor-in-chief of École branchée magazine on the family. This special issue will be available free of charge in digital format, in French and in English.
“I am happy to work with EPCA and École Branchée, two privileged partners, for the realization of this project aimed at equipping parents in their digital activities. With this project as well as the magazine Action Parents, whose theme is the digital shift and which will be available for free on November 4, the FCPQ continues to support parents of students in their realities! », Enthuses Kévin Roy, president of the FCPQ.
“This collaboration comes just in time and we are delighted to be working on this project with our partners for the benefit of ALL parents,” says Katherine Korakakis, President of EPCA.
Remember that the first edition of the École branchée magazine on the family “Co-educate in the digital age” was published last winter thanks to the financial support of the Quebec Ministry of Education. It is still available free of charge in digital format on the site: ecolebranchee.com/family.
About L'École branchée
École branchée and EngagED Learning is a non-profit media that informs, trains and equips school stakeholders to help them meet the challenges of teaching in the 21st century. Its main fields of action are at the level of professional development, of the digital competence and of media education. The École branchée on the family is a joint project carried out with specialists in family coaching, school support and home education.
About the Federation of Quebec Parents' Committees (FCPQ)
The Quebec Federation of Parents' Committees For more than 45 years, brings together the parents' committees of Quebec school service centers and supports volunteer parents concerned about parental participation in public elementary and secondary schools in order to ensure the quality of the education offered to children.
About the English Parents' Committee Association (EPCA)
TheEnglish Parents' Committee Association is a coalition of parents' committees from English-language school boards in Quebec; it represents more than 100,000 students in the anglophone youth sector. The EPCA is a non-profit association funded by the Quebec Ministry of Education (MEQ).