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Research activities

ILET promotes research on Quebec’s English-speaking communities through its active support for QUESCREN’s development of: a major research grant (SSHRC Partnership), biennial community-building forums, an online researcher directory, and other research-related activities.

Educational activities

To enhance Quebec’s English-speaking community vitality, ILET supports activities promoting the continuum of Quebec’s English-language educational offer and the collaboration of English-language educational institutions. ILET will organize a workshop on educational continuum and collaboration as part of its 2018 biennial forum.

Community Forum: Minority Community Vitality through Education

ILET’s first biennial community-building forum will take place in October 2018 at Concordia University under the theme “Minority Community Vitality through Education.” This three-day event will lead to the development of research teams around concrete projects, propose strategies for improving the continuum of educational offer, and increase the synergy and focus of educational networks around English-language community vitality in Quebec. Consult our CALL FOR PROPOSALS.

ILET Members

In addition to QUESCREN staff and co-director Brian Lewis, ILET meetings bring together the following participants:

  • Marie-Josée Berger, Full Professor and Dean of the School of Education, Bishop's University
  • Richard Bourhis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
  • Martin Durand, Research Manager, Official Languages Branch, Policy and Research Directorate, Canadian Heritage (PCH)
  • Cindy Finn, Chair, Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec (LCEEQ)
  • Debie Germann, Vice-President, English Parents’ Committee Association (EPCA)
  • Cheryl Gosselin, Professor, Sociology & Women's Studies, Bishop's University; Director, Eastern Townships Resource Centre (ETRC)
  • Gregory Kelley, Cabinet of the minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers
  • Lise Langlois, Direction des services à la communauté Anglophone, Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur
  • Jennifer Maccarone, President, Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA)
  • Émilie Martel, Senior Lead, CEGEP Partnerships, Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs, Concordia University
  • Sylvia Martin-Laforge, Director General, Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)
  • John McMahon, Director General, Vanier College
  • Dominique Michaud, Director, Research Development, Office of Research, Concordia University
  • Grant Myers, CEDEC/Labour Market Information Network
  • Brian Rock, President, Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations (QFHSA)
  • Erich Schmedt, Special advisor, John Abbott College
  • Richard Schmid, Professor and Chair, Department of Education; member of the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP), Concordia University
  • Lynn Travers, Secretary, Advisory Board on English Education (ABEE), Ministère de l’Education, de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche (MEES)
  • Paul Zanazanian, Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

To learn more about the Inter-level Educational Table (ILET), please contact

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