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Joan Netten (C.M, Ph.D. – Education) was an honorary research professor in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Her research focused at first on teaching strategies, primarily in French immersion, and also on French in a minority milieu. Then, with Claude Germain, she conceptualized the Neurolinguistic Approach (NLA), implemented in Canada and Asia.
She was awarded the Order of Canada for her work promoting and improving French education in Canada.