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Study Abroad with the ISE Program

Study Abroad with the ISE Program
Posted on 09/23/2016
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Want to study in Europe? The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board is excited to offer The International Student Exchange (ISE) Program for students aged 13-17.


The ISE program is an amazing opportunity for students to develop and improve their language

skills, discover exciting cultures and places, and make friendships abroad. Students will host a student one semester, and study abroad one semester. Participants can choose to “host first or go first” from the available schedule.


This year’s program schedule is as follows:


School Year Exchanges:


9 Week Elementary Exchange Program with France (for Grade 8 Students)

9 Week Exchange Program with Switzerland (for Grades 8, 10 & 11 Students)

9 Week Secondary Exchange Program with Quebec (for Grades 10 & 11 Students)

12 Week Secondary Exchange Program with France, Spain, Italy or Germany (for Grades 10 & 11 Students)


School Year Exchange Timelines:


Go First Timeline

Go Abroad February to April/May

Host August to November


Host First Timeline

Host August to November

Go Abroad February to April/May


Summer Exchanges (for students aged 13 to 17):


3 Week Exchange with Switzerland or Quebec

4 Week Exchange with France, Spain, Italy or Germany


For more information, please visit the ISE website.