Border crossing: Laval study looks into CEGEP choice

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Photo: Ruby Pratka

Laval doctoral candidate Karine Vieux-Fort is exploring the motivation of Francophone students who choose to attend English-language CEGEPs.

Université Laval student Karine Vieux-Fort has always been intrigued by “others,” by people whose experiences are different from hers. That is one reason Vieux-Fort, now working on her doctorate in education, set out to research the experience of native French-speaking high-school graduates who chose to continue their education at English-language CEGEPs like Champlain Regional College.