History Prof Discusses French Immersion on The Agenda

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The Agenda host Steve Paikin and Prof. Matthew Hayday

The Agenda host Steve Paikin and Prof. Matthew Hayday

Prof. Matthew Hayday, History, was interviewed on TVO’s The Agenda Sept. 13 on the social and political history of French immersion schooling in English-speaking Canada. Hayday spoke about controversies surrounding immersion and current trends in education. Author of the book So They Want Us to Learn French: Promoting and Opposing Bilingualism in English-speaking Canada, he studies bilingual education policies and language rights.