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Understanding to act : sexes, gender and sexual orientation

Francophonie Jeunesse de l'Alberta
#306 8627 91e rue
Phone : (780) 469-1344


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Edmonton and area

Language level

French as a First Language
French immersion

School subject (primary)

Health and Life Skills

School subjects (secondary)

Career and Life Management
Knowledge and Employability
Career and Technology Studies

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This training workshop for teachers, parents and the community at large and will discuss gender diversity and sexual orientation. We’re often don’t understand these topics to be able to answer questions about them. This workshop will be informative for a range of topics such as : 

  • Homosexuality and the argument that it is against nature
  • The stages of coming out
  • Homophobia in schools
  • Role playing scenarios 


Restration before february 12

Workshop takes place on February 19, 2018, from 10am to 5:30pm in the auditorium at Campus Saint Jean




It’s 2018, and yet we still have problems with homophobia in schools and educational environments.

Why are these prejudices sticking? How do answer questions from people who are less open with regards to sexual diversity? What stages does a young person go through when they are becoming aware that they are different and how can we help them?

These questions and several others will be the centre the training workshop about sexual diversity and gender orientation in school environments.

FJA presents a day of training and professional development for teachers and community members about the realities of the LGBTQ+ community. This training is offered in collaboration with the incredible Marie Houzeau, executive director of GRIS Montreal (Group de recherché et d’intervention sociale).

This training workshop is FREE and open to all. Coffee and cookies are included! Please register before February 12th




Alberta Education