Skills & Career History

More about André Corbeil

  • Certified (ATIO) professional translator-reviser.
  • High level of fluency in French and in English with a working knowledge of Russian.
  • Computer literate — conversant with Microsoft products and translation tools.
  • Successful team builder, educational leader and consultant.


  • Certified Instructional Skills Workshop Trainer
  • PADI Deep Water Diving license
  • American Management Association certification


  • Avid camper, cyclist, kayaker, cross-country skier…
  • Amateur naturalist and ornithologist

Highlights of Skills and Career History

  • Retired senior executive in education with thirty years of national and international experience.
  • Professional consultant on administrative, academic and professional development issues in education and on language minority rights
  • Freelance certified translator (English to French) specializing in documents related to education, social sciences and public administration. 
  • Director representing the Nunavut Department of Education on various provincial and federal tables dealing with Minority language education as well as member of the Board of governors of the Association canadienne d’éducation en français (ACELF) and member of the Comité Tripartite of the Fédération nationale des conseils scolaires francophones (FNCSF).  
  • Advisor on school constructions, renovations and learning resources centers in Canada, the United Arab Emirates and Central Asia.

Administrative Expertise and Technical Skills

  • Translation: over 60,000 pages per year ranging from full documents (Terrestrial Mammals of Nunavut, Inuit Way, Professional Drivers’ Manual…), to official and non-official letters, briefing notes, policy statements…
  • Academics: basics of curriculum design and delivery, classroom management, Instructional Skills Workshops (ISW), teaching strategies, materials selection and course writing.
  • Financial management: budget preparation and management.
  • Human resources: selection, employment, professional development and assessment of teaching and non-teaching personnel.
  • General administration: strategic planning, policies and procedures for effective and efficient administration, facilities planning.

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