The mission of the Fondation Monique-Fitz-Back is to promote education for sustainable development. Although the Foundation is best known for its environmental projects, its mission espouses the four values of the network of 1500 Brundtland Green Establishments (EVB-CSQ): ecology, solidarity, democracy and pacifism.
Vivre ensemble à l’école is a project
that we are undertaking to contribute
to the much-needed construction
of an integrated and cohesive society
that encourages intercultural
The purpose of the Vivre ensemble à l’école website is to provide teachers with educational resources/tools on cultural diversity in schools in Quebec.
More specifically, Vivre ensemble à l’école seeks to:
Because of the nature of the Vivre ensemble à l’école project, the Foundation is closely associated with schools and communities during all steps of its achievement in order to ensure a positive and close relationship between needs voiced by teachers and schools and the realities of non-profit organizations working with immigrants, refugees and cultural minorities. By encouraging the development of empathy and an understanding of intercultural realities, we hope to actively fight prejudice and racism caused by ignorance and discrimination.Consult the English version of the project presentation
Browse the directory of learning activities for the classroom on themes of living together and fighting prejudice. This resource pack is for teachers seeking new learning activities to encourage living together and help fight prejudice and racism. A number of the activities listed are offered in French and English. Use the filter to find out which ones are available in English.
N.B. The innovative learning activities developed by the Fondation Monique-Fitz-Back and the workshops found in this directory were submitted to a steering committee to validate their suitability and educational value. The resource pack is sufficiently inclusive and diversified to offer a representative portrait of the realities of intercultural settings.
The Fondation Monique-Fitz-Back is not responsible for the words used in the external sites. Their content was analyzed at a particular point in time and it is possible that certain sites may contain outdated information.For more information
Welcome an advisor to help set up an interactive workshop for students so they can form a school team.
Workshops for classroom use are available to teachers seeking to develop an empathetic approach to facilitate intercultural relationships in the school environment.
Training is also offered to teachers who wish to develop new skills or improve their interventions in multicultural settings.
Thanks to our partners, in 2020-2021 teachers can participate in these workshops and training sessions free of charge directly at their school or through their school board.
The workshops can be held in English, but the training sessions are available in French only. However, teachers from both francophone and anglophone schools are welcome to participate.For more information
To obtain funding, submit a project on living together at your school to the Fondation Monique-Fitz-Back. The Foundation has proudly supported innovative projects implemented in schools in Quebec since 2013-2014. Through these projects, students across the province develop leadership and eco-citizen skills. English-language schools can also apply for financial assistance if they are part of the Brundtland Green Establishments network and are affiliated with the CSQ.For more information
Stay tuned for the latest news and the development of the project in schools, recently added learning tools and additional resources proposed by our partners.
News presented in French only.
For more information, contact Élise Derome, Vivre ensemble à l’école Project Coordinator
418 523-8585 Ext. 222