To be eligible, projects must meet all the following conditions:
- They must enlist the participation of a cultural resource registered in the Répertoire culture-éducation
- They must present the steps in its preparation, implementation and transfer-of-learning phases.
- The preparation phase: enables the students to acquire the knowledge they will need during the implementation phase
- The implementation phase: introduces the students to one or more cultural experiences, such as workshops with artists, writers or cultural organizations
- The transfer-of-learning phase: allows students to reflect on the knowledge acquired from the various cultural experiences they were introduced to during the two earlier phases and to make connections with other learning situations in the classroom
- They must consist of a maximum of three workshops with the same cultural resource and the same group of students (on an exceptional basis, up to five workshops may be allowed, depending on the requirements of a given project).
- They must consist of one or more workshops offered to no more than 35 students at a time.
- They must involve the active participation of the teacher and students in their preparation and implementation phases and in the subsequent transfer-of-learning phase.
- They must be the result of co-operation between a teacher, a group of teachers, a school, a school service centre (SSC) or school board (SB) and a cultural resource.
- They must be organized by a school, a group of schools, a SSC or SB.
- They must comply with the health and safety rules in effect at the school or in the territory under the jurisdiction of the SSC or SB.
If the workshop takes place by videoconference, the following additional conditions apply:
- The reasons why the workshop cannot be held in an actual face-to-face meeting with the cultural resource person must be given on the Project Submission Form.
- The cultural resource person, who must be registered in the Répertoire culture-éducation , must be able to offer a workshop by video under optimal conditions.
- Activities focused solely on teaching students a technique or theory
- Activities that are routinely offered by the teacher of the subject as part of a regular class
- Performances, talks or demonstrations that do not involve the participation of all the students in a workshop before or after the activity
- Fundraising activities for a school, school service centre or school board project (e.g. benefit show, fundraiser)
Artists and cultural organizations:
Contact the regional representative of the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications in your area.
Contact the l’Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois (UNEQ).
The project submission deadlines are determined by each school service centre and school board.
The submission deadline for cultural workshop proposals is October 15.