JAME

Pairing and Learning
Mission: Education

Formerly known as J'apprends avec mon enfant, JAME is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure the educational success of children aged 0 to 12 in the Greater Montreal area.

Our areas of expertise are:

  • family literacy: animations, workshops, training and pedagogical tools for children, parents and participants

Become a volunteer!

Would you like to help a child in his or her school career? Contact us, a child needs you!

A heartfelt thank you to Jacques Goldstyn, our ally and illustrator since 2005, for all his beautiful illustrations and collaborations of all kinds on our projects, year after year! We owe him our logo, our mascot Linoutou and all the drawings you see on this site.

Jacques has been an illustrator for Les débrouillards magazine for many years and is the author of the resulting comic strips. He is also the creator of committed literary works for young people, imbued with poetry and tenderness: Le petit Tabarnak, Le dragon vert,Le prisonnier sans frontières, Jules et Jim, Les étoiles, andmost recently Le tricot.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the magnificent Les Étoiles (TD Canadian Children's Literature Award 2020
Prix des libraires du Québec 2020 - Youth category - 6-11 years old), the very moving Azadah (Governor General's Literary Award in 2017) and the adorable L'Arbragan (Prix des libraires du Québec in 2015, TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2016, Prix du livre jeunesse des bibliothèques de Montréal in 2016, Prix Sorcières Premières lectures 2016, Finalist for the 2014 Governor General's Award - Children's Literature - Illustrated Books category).

Isabelle, volunteer

In September 2016, when I met Liang's mother for the first time, she seemed extremely anxious that her 8-year-old son, because of his problems in French, would miss his primary and secondary schooling, his entry into college, university, in short his life....

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Kristina, parent

I really appreciate the service JAME offers for children with reading difficulties. It is an outstanding programme which I believe enables children to develop not only reading skills but also emotional skills which enrich them personally and socially.

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Children 0-5 years old reached each year

Children aged 6-12 reached each year

Parents supported by our activities

 Trained participants and/or using our teaching tools

News


Annual report 2020-2021

Adaptation ... That's the word that comes to mind when we think of the school year that has just ended! AGM-Annual Report 2020/2021    

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Celebrating in the parks

For JAME, the end of the school year is a time to highlight the efforts and perseverance of all the volunteers and their little readers throughout the school year! To this end, every year the JAME team organises a big party at the end of the school year.

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A new executive director

The suspense is finally over! An announcement to brighten up the end of our pandemic winter: It is with great joy that we announce the appointment of Audrey Archambault as the new Executive Director of JAME. Audrey is already well known to JAME volunteers and partners.

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