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La Cité, University of Regina
La Cité, University of Regina

Baccalauréat en éducation française - Le Bac

The Baccalauréat en éducation française (Le Bac) program is offered by the Faculty of Education. If your goal is to teach in francophone, French immersion or Core French schools, the Baccalauréat en éducation (Le Bac) will give you the preparation you need. Le Bac will prepare you to make a meaningful contribution to the diversity of knowledge, language and culture in Saskatchewan. It will also equip you with invaluable training and skills that will help you find employment elsewhere in Canada or abroad.

Le Bac will prepare you to contribute to Saskatchewan's knowledge, language and cultural diversity.

Would you like to be a part of social change? A career in teaching may be for you. An emphasis on social justice is at the heart of the education program. Le Bac allows you to become fully engaged in your community.





Le Bac will also prepare you with the skills and knowledge required for finding work around Canada and abroad. Students will gain:


Teaching students how to read, write and speak French; discovering methods and resources to teach in French in a minority context; learning about child development; working with special needs students; evaluating learning; Francophone culture and history; philosophy of education; professional conduct; child learning and development


Planning, organizing and contributing to quality instructional methods; putting in place teaching strategies; working cooperatively; conducting research; critical and creative thinking; effective communication in French and English; education administration; theory and practice of pedagogical decision-making

access to a variety of careers and industries...

  • Teacher
  • Curriculum developer
  • Arts, culture and heritage officer
  • Guidance counsellor
  • Foreign service officer
  • Government analyst
  • Journalist/editor
  • Parks officer
  • Educational administrator
  • Translator
  • Tourism officer
  • Communications/public relations officer


Degree options

Four-year program for grade 12 graduates
  • Elementary education path
  • Secondary education path
  • Core French path
Five-year program leading to two degrees: B.Ed. and B.A. with major in French
Two-year program for students who already hold an undergraduate degree
  • Elementary education path
  • Secondary education path
  • Core French path

Possible minors (secondary program): English, fine arts, mathematics, sciences, social sciences/history; physical education and religious studies.


Student support

  • Second year at Université Laval in Québec City
  • In-school experience during each year of the program
  • Direct-entry program
  • Small work groups and dynamic professors
  • Numerous bursaries and scholarships available


Admission Requirements

To be admissible to the four or five-year program, you must:

  • Meet the admission requirements for the University of Regina
  • Have a final grade 12 average of at least 65%
  • Fulfill the program requirements outlined in the university calendar
  • Have passed Français fransaskois A30 or B30 or immersion 30 or pass the Department French and Francophone Intercultural Studies placement test and attain a FRN 201 or higher level
  • Receive a positive recommendation from the Bac team

To be admissible to the two-year after-degree (Bachelor of Education After-Degree or BEAD), you must:

  • Have a minimum 65% GPA in your undergraduate degree
  • Have taken ECSF 100 or ECSF 110
  • Have majored in the following during your undergraduate degree :
  1. ElementaryProgram : 21 credits in French from FRN 201 and 18 credits in at least three other subject matters taught at the elementary level
  2. High SchoolProgram: 24 credits in French from FRN 201 and 15 credits in one of the following concentrations: English, social sciences, mathematics, science, physical education, religious studies or fine arts (other concentrations are possible)


Admission Application Process

  1. Create an account using the application form on
  2. Under Application Type, select Baccalauréat en éducation
  3. Under Planned Program of Study, in Programme, choose between : 
    • Bac en éducation secondaire (secondary)
    • Bac en éducation élémentaire (elementary)
    • Secondary B.Ed - français de base (core French)
  4. If you choose secondary education, select your minor among the choices
  5. Complete the rest of the form
  6. Pay the $100 application fee

You will also need to complete a French placement test once you have received your conditional offer of admission. Review the admission details for more information.



Review the Academic Calendar (under Faculty of Education) for program sequences and a complete list of courses.


Placement Test


For more information:
Le Bac, Faculty of Education | 306-585-4507

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