2015 - 2016
Living Together in Diversity
This year a special prize of $ 10,000 will
be awarded to one of the eligible schools.
This amount will be used to complete the
winning school project.
The beginning
of a
Details and contest rules will be communicated
during the month of September.
Celebrate the 25th Edition of La Dictée P.G.L. with us:
TAKE PART in the most important educational project
being organized in our schools;
SHARE exciting events with your students
during the whole year;
Through your registration and participation
in the La Dictée P.G.L. project, your students
and you will be eligible to take part in the
following exclusive contests and draws:
PROMOTE French as a language of communication.
25 years – I would never have imagined such a success:
we really must celebrate it together!
Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie Contest
Hydro-Québec Contest
Quebec Primary School Teachers Association (AQEP) Contest
Details of these contests will be communicated to schools this fall.
We wanted this project to provide young people with a unique
opportunity to learn more about the world around them and,
particularly, about living conditions in the poorer countries. Our
hope was that this would develop their spirit of cooperation and
solidarity, while at the same time promoting and increasing their
fluency in the beautiful French language.
Thanks to you, we have raised the awareness of millions of young
people and with your help, we will continue with our mission
through this important project that is so close to my heart.
I thank you all, and I hope to have the opportunity to meet
a great many of you personally during this 25th edition!
• Paul Gérin-Lajoie
Phone: 514 288-3888, extention 241
Toll-free: 1 800 ENFANTS (363-2687)
Fax: 514 288-4880
Email: [email protected]
465, Saint-Jean street
Office 900, Montréal, QC
H2Y 2R6 Canada
La Dictée P.G.L.
If you register all of your school’s classes
to participate in the La Dictée P.G.L.
project, you are eligible for the
Grand Concours Desjardins.
The 25th Edition
of La Dictée P.G.L.
is organized under
the patronage
What is the Cueillette
du partage project?
By participating in the raise funds to share dictation, the student
takes on the mission to recruit sponsors for his or her dictation.
This stimulating challenge allows participants to raise
funds which will be shared as follows:
What is La
Dictée P.G.L.?
La Dictée P.G.L. is a unique and exciting educational project.
• 50% of the amount raised can be retained
by the participating school for its own projects.
• 50% are sent to the Fondation to support
its education programs in Africa and Haiti.
It is also a fun competition taking place at your school,
as well as an international spelling contest.
Main steps
1) Classroom activities:
• Explore the theme and
carry out the activities
featured in the magazine.
• Participate in the Raise
Funds to Share dictation.
3) The Regional Finales:
• Students representing their schools participate
in their region’s Regional Finale dictation.
• The winning student from each region will then
participate in the Grand International Finale.
4) The Grand International Finale:
2) School Finale:
• Students participate in
a competition featuring
a distinct dictation for
each grade.
• Following a joint dictation
for 5th and 6th grade students,
the winner will compete in
the Regional Finale.
• The winning 1st and 2nd year
secondary school students
(7th and 8th grades) will then
participate the Grand
National Finale.
• The students representing each region
participate in the Grand International Finale.
• This televised event brings together students
from Quebec, Canada, the United States
and Africa.
• The top winners receive scholarships.
By registering and
participating in the
La Dictée P.G.L. project
You will receive:
• A magazine offering stimulating activities
that are in line with your teaching practices.
• A teacher’s guide including the dictations and
information needed to implement the project.
You will have access online to:
• Interactive activities featured in Mon magazine.
• Financial education activities.
• Audio dictations.
Learn more at:
3) The Grand National Finale:
• Students representing each school participate
in the Grand National Finale dictation.
• It will take place online, at each finalist’s school.
• The top winners receive scholarships.
The following students are eligible to participate in the project:
• all kindergarten and primary level students;
• all first and second year secondary level students;
• all students in French first language and French second language classes.
Raise the
awareness of
young people
to international
IN 2015-2016!
Register now for the 2015-2016
La Dictée P.G.L. project at:
Improv Games
In collaboration with
the Ligue nationale
d’improvisation (LNI),
La Dictée P.G.L. is
organizing National Improv Games in
Quebec schools during the 2015-2016
school year.
Sponsorship Program
To help raise young people’s awareness
of the realities of life for children in Africa
and Haiti, La Dictée P.G.L. is offering a
School to School Sponsorship program
to participating schools. This programme
aims to establish a relationship based on
solidarity and exchange between schools
in this country and those in the South.
Details on these new features will be
forwarded to schools during the fall of 2015.