A work committee helped direct the research. The following people sat on the committee: Suzanne Benoit,
executive director of the Coalition francophone pour l'alphabetisation et la formation de base en Ontario;
Marc Bissonnette, executive director of the literacy organization La Route du Savoir; Lucie Brunet,
consultant with the firm Brunet Sherwood Consultants, who acted as project coordinator; Gabrielle Lopez,
director of development of the FCAF; Yvon Laberge, consultant with Excel Learning Concepts; and Sophie
LeTouze, coordinator of the CIRCEM.
Six French-language literacy organizations in Ontario, members of the Coalition francophone and selected
for their experience in the area of family literacy, acted as partners in this research:
The research resulted in three reports:
All three reports present the program models, analyze their impact on families and put forward conclusions and recommendations. In addition, they present comparisons of
The third report also includes an overview of the entire research and provides information on the
participation of families in the programs, the recruitment of families, parents' reasons for participating and
the impact the programs have had on family literacy. The recommendations stemming from the research
are presented at the end of this chapter.