QCGN Asks Minister Roberge to Fund LEARN to Tutor English-speaking Students

Montreal, February 1, 2021 – The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) shares the concerns of the English Parents’ Committee Association (EPCA) and the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) about new tutoring services for Quebec students during the pandemic.

Last week, Education Minister Jean-François Roberge unveiled new investments in tutoring for Quebec students using online platforms. He announced funding for existing French-language services, where the providers do not have the necessary experience or expertise to meet the needs of English-speaking students. Meanwhile, LEARN, the province’s only government-funded English-language tutoring resource, was not earmarked for funding to provide this service. Read more