Teaching Materials of the Consulate
Every year, the Cultural Service of the Consulate creates teaching materials « clés en main » that provide different ways to approach French themes in the classroom, according to the student’s level and interests.
These folders are free and may be downloaded directly from this site:
Le Centre National de Documentation Pédagogique (CNDP)
The CNDP is a public institution placed under the guardianship of the Minister of National Education. It edits, produces and distributes educational resources for teaching professionals. The CNDP also contributes to the development of information technologies and « la communication pour l’éducation » (TICE) for artistic and cultural education. The website also provides a database of about 700 websites, each selected for their educational value.
Thémadoc is a collection of records edited by the National Center of Educational Documentation on the Internet (le Centre National de Documentation Pédagogique sur Internet). These records vary by subject and include detective novels, poetry, and classroom games. Thémadoc also offers a wide selection of papers and activities for the classroom.
Le CLEMI (Centre de Liaison de l’Enseignement et des Moyens d’Information)
The CLEMI is an organization under the Minister of National Education, the Minister of Research, and the Minister of Technology. This site provides ideas on educational activities using news and the media. It includes more than 40 types of activities available for classrooms, from preschool to high school. Each teacher can adapt the activities to facilitate his or her own objectives, needs, and students. Videos, glossaries, and numerous contests are also available on the website.
The Online Library Gallica
Gallica is a digital library created by the National Library of France. Gallica offers free access to 70,000 digitized works, more than 80,000 images, and dozens of hours of listening resources.