TIPSA’s partners encourage and promote learning and education throughout Quebec. Read more about our partners...
PROCEDE supports the development and provision of curricula, programs and complementary educational services for adults in English. It provides a forum for administrators in adult education and vocational training to share strategies and make recommendations for better serving an English-speaking adult clientele that is dispersed across a vast geographical territory. It allows member boards to present a united voice in policy consultations with the Ministère du l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS), other government ministries, industry and other lifelong learning partners.Visit their site
The Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec (LCEEQ) goal is to be a visionary body with official status that advises and influences the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) and the Secteur des services à la communauté anglophone et des affaires autochtones (SSCAAAPN).
It is effectively involved with the MELS through the development of policies, program elaboration, resource development, implementation, and evaluation and ensure timely delivery of same.Visit their site
LEARN (Leading English Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit educational foundation supported in part by funding from the Quebec-Canada Entente for Minority Language Education. LEARN offers e-learning services and support to all English school boards, private schools, community organizations and the private sector in rural and urban settings;
It supports and promotes pedagogical collaboration and innovation using information technology, and works to model best practices; and publishes quality learning materials to support educators who are implementing competency-based practices in the classroom.Visit their site
SOFAD’s mission is to provide school boards with printed and online learning materials, thus helping them meet their needs stemming from the diversification of places, methods and courses of study, and to make its expertise available to other networks and organizations.Visit their site
Cégep@distance is a member of the college educational network where it plays a complementary role. Its college level, distance education programs lead to a DCS (diploma of college studies) or an ACS (attestation of college studies). Courses can be followed outside a regular school term, on an ongoing basis.
The teaching materials are offered in print or multimedia format, either by correspondance or using the Internet. All courses end with an invigilated final exam taken in-person at an authorized exam site, generally in an affiliate college.Visit their site
Québec English Colleges Steering Committee (QECSC)
The Québec English Colleges’ Steering Committee (QECSC) is composed of the Directors General and Directors of Studies from the five English colleges in Quebec’s cégep network. It provides a venue for the coordination of college programming and services within the English sector, shares information and ideas that may impact English colleges, considers opportunities, initiatives, and projects of mutual interest, and appoints representatives to various tables, including TIPSA, to ensure the understanding and value of English colleges’ interests.
It strenuously supports the Fédération des Cégeps’ efforts to inform Québec’s government of colleges’ needs and priorities, including issues such as governance and English colleges’ role in Québec society.