The Great Educators in New France 1608-1760

Education in Quebec dates back to the mid-17th century with primary schools run by religious orders in major cities of New France, including Quebec City, Montréal and Trois-Rivières. Secondary education also began during the 17th century with the establishment of the Séminaire de Québec (Seminary of Quebec) in 1635. After 1680 the Séminaire offered more advanced courses, notably in law, mathematics and surveying

The ‘’teachers’’ in the following  database below are those that are featured in the following archives or web pages :

  • BAnQ – Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
  • (University of Toronto / Université Laval)
  • Fichier Origine
  • Mes Aieux
  • Archives de la Congrégation de Notre-Dame
  • Archives du Monastère des Augustines
  • Archives des Ursulines du Québec
  • Archives des Jésuites du Québec
  • Archives des Récollets du Québec
  • Archives des Sulpiciens du Québec
  • Archiv-Histo – Parchemin
  • Archives Ville de Montréal
  • Presses de l’Université Laval
  • Presses de l’Université de Montréal
  • Érudit
  • Septentrion
  • Éditions du Boréal

The authors, historians, professors  selected in the following database have published books, essays, dissertations, treatises, papers, studies, discourses, biographies addressing ‘’teachers in New France’

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Today’s classroom

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