May 2021
Dear Colleagues,

May is named after the Roman goddess Maia, who embodied the concept of growth. An awe-inspiring, uplifting fragrance of wild growing lilac is filling the air. A green and white carpet of the Lily-of-the Valley is greeting us and letting us know that finally spring has arrived with all its glory and richness. Summer is right around the corner.

Did you know that the 1st of May is School Principals’ Day? We appreciate all the hard work, and dedication they provide for our community.  Keep up your good work!

Every year, the second Sunday in May is Mother’s Day. Three women, Ann Reeves Jarvis, Julia Ward Howe and Anna M. Jarvis devoted their lives to the betterment of children’s health and welfare. Therefore, Anna wanted to honour the work of her mother and her tireless advocation for the work of women. Finally, in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson made Mother’s Day a national day to celebrate mothers… HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!

According to the old Farmer’s Almanac the moon in May is called “FULL FLOWER MOON” which reaches its peak on Wednesday, May 26th at 7:14 A.M.  The distance from earth is 222 116.6 miles (357 462 Km) have fun with the “FULL FLOWER MOON.”

Micheline Ammar

Last but not least, a good laugh and a long good sleep
are the best cures in the doctor’s book.

-Irish proverb



The Anglophone Community


AGE Community Après-cours

The fifth EPC Après-cours is on Planning and organization lesson plan. All English Language Arts (ELA) teachers are invited to join the discussion of the making of lesson planning. It will be held on Tuesday, June 1st at 4:30 PM. Please click here for more info.

See you then!

Social Integration (SI) Après-cours

The second SI-EPC Après-cours will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2021 From 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Please click here for more information.

Don’t miss it!

First Nation Adult Education School Council


Conference 2021, FNAESC from May 25 to May 28, 2021

A Medicine Wheel of Connection: Weaving together our strengths for learning
Presentations and activities are planned throughout the week along the themes of storytelling, connection, wellness, and resilience. 

To register, please visit the conference website.

Le trouble du spectre de l’autisme à l’âge adulte

The Complementary Education Service (SEC) offered a webinar on the challenges faced by adults with autism spectrum disorder in AGE-VT. The webinar is in French with English subtitles.


Science Community


New resources in science

New resources, for the TGS-4059 and TGS-4060, were deposited on the AGE resource website. 

Thanks to our great teachers, Helen and Jessica!

Science Community Après-cours

If you missed any of the Science Community Après-cours, you are in luck, all our sessions are recorded. You may be able to watch them.

Fill up this survey please. It is greatly appreciated!



SOFAD new resources

A new addition to SOFAD’s collection PHS-5061-2 – Kinematics and Geometric Optics, 2nd Edition.

Don’t forget to check it out!

SOFAD’S free resources offer comes to an end on June 30, 2021.


RÉCIT AGE Recommends

Geogebra is a dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, graphing, and statistics in one easy-to-use package.

It is worth the learning time investment!


Teachers' competencies

Reference Framework for Professional Competencies for Teachers.

Thank you, Karine Jacques and Tanya Marcil for this great poster! Which was adapted from the Referentiel des competences enseignants.


A list of all the info-sanctions published in the year 2020 concerning the Adult General Education and Semi-Skilled careers has been compiled for you as a reference. Consult your Centre sanction representative for more details.

BIM - Math and Science

A list of all the active BIM exam versions is available for your consultation.

For more details on the science exams contact :
Barbara Choquette
514 251-3700, poste 3888 or

For more details on the math exams contact :
Clementina Santoianni
514-252-3700, poste 5078

DBE Mathematics - BIM List

DBE Science and Technology - BIM List

SOFAD - Resources

SOFAD develops learning resources designed in accordance with the Quebec curriculum and adapted to the needs of learners. There are also teaching practices for both in-class and distance learning in Adult General Education.

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