The Programme de stage en didactique du français, culture et société québécoises is an annual 3-week enrichment program that welcomes over 70 teachers of French to Québec every year. The government of Québec offers scholarships to selected participants that help defray the costs. The program, which has been in place since 1978, alternates between Montréal and Québec City.
The program aims to enhance participants’ knowledge of the theories, methods and best practices for teaching French as a foreign language in addition to familiarizing participants with Québec’s culture and society.
The program for teachers from the United States is offered by the Université de Montréal and it consists of three parts: didactics, linguistics and culture.
The scholarship is offered by the Ministry of International Relations, Francophonie and External Trade and it covers: