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Hastings and Prince EdwardHastings and Prince Edward
School BoardSchool Board
Your “Personalized
“Program!
Hastings and Prince EdwardHastings and Prince Edward
School BoardSchool Board
Are you looking for a program:
•In a safe, s...
Belleville, Ontario
Our City,Belleville
Belleville
Our CommunityOur Community
• The City of Belleville is at the economic centerThe City of Belleville is at the economic cen...
• 99% English speaking
• Safe to walk anywhere in the city day or night
• Takes 10 minutes to go by car from one side
of t...
• Our area is a popular tourist area with
boating, sailing, fishing, camping, and
cycling
Average temperature
Summer: 25-2...
• 4 Equestrian schools within 20 minutes of the city
• Swimming - 3 indoor pools
• Tennis – 3 outdoor facilities, 1 indoor...
Quinte Ballet School
• Dance training with Internationally
known instructors
• Classes include Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contempo...
Small Numbers of
German Students
•Four of our secondary schools currently host
International students
•English as a Second Language is offered at each
scho...
Our SchoolsOur Schools
Bayside
Centennial
Moira
Quinte
Our SchoolsOur Schools
FacilitiesFacilities
All schools have:All schools have:
•Excellent library facilities, complete with
Internet - connected ...
A Supportive
Environment
Academically
Socially
Emotionally
• Tutoring is available three days a week
• Qualified teachers are hired to assist
after school, for 2.5 hours per day
• G...
Ensure that student studies courses
required by home country school for their
return
Validation of report cards upon
compl...
Opportunities
to Travel
and
Get Involved
• Every month activities or trips are run to introduce the student
to Canadian culture
• Social activities in Belleville i...
Social Events (Eventos Sociais)
Monthly trips to museums, cultural events, “Canadian
life”
Custodian TripsCustodian Trips
School ActivitiesSchool Activities
• Sports are offered over 3 seasons
• Wide range of sports available from team to
indiv...
Individual InterestsIndividual Interests
School EventsSchool Events (Nossa Comunidade)(Nossa Comunidade)
Parents Like You!
Homestay Program
• Local families and professionals volunteer to host ISP
students
• Each must provide a welcoming home an...
Homestay ProgramHomestay Program
• The family is matched to the student’s
interests.
• Families treat the student like the...
Admission Process
• Students are considered for on the basis of academicStudents are considered for on the basis of academ...
Admission ProcessAdmission Process
•Program Application Form and Homestay Application
Form
•Transcripts for the last two y...
Program FeesProgram Fees
Fees cover the following:
• Full academic program
• Daily ESL instructionj
• Textbook costs
• Aca...
Program FeesProgram Fees
• 4 official reports to parents per year
• TOEFL/IELTS instruction
• Some monthly events
• Health...
Student Intake
• Secondary school students may begin studies
in September or February
• Elementary program entries are mor...
Benefits of Study Abroad
In addition to improved second language skills
students develop increased:
• Self-confidence
• Se...
Contact Us
Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
156 Ann Street
Belleville, Ontario, Canada K8N 1N9
Telephone: ...
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HPEDSB International Student Program - English

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HPEDSB International Student Program - English

  1. 1. Hastings and Prince EdwardHastings and Prince Edward School BoardSchool Board Your “Personalized “Program!
  2. 2. Hastings and Prince EdwardHastings and Prince Edward School BoardSchool Board Are you looking for a program: •In a safe, secure environment? •Small numbers of German students? •Program that will support your son/daughter academically, emotionly and socially? •Homestays that are parents like you? •Many opportunities to travel and learn about Canada?
  3. 3. Belleville, Ontario
  4. 4. Our City,Belleville
  5. 5. Belleville
  6. 6. Our CommunityOur Community • The City of Belleville is at the economic centerThe City of Belleville is at the economic center for 189,000 people.for 189,000 people. • It is the only region in Canada close to 3 majorIt is the only region in Canada close to 3 major cities – Toronto, Ottawa, Montrealcities – Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal • Belleville is located two hours from Toronto byBelleville is located two hours from Toronto by bus, car or rail with easy access to Internationalbus, car or rail with easy access to International AirportsAirports
  7. 7. • 99% English speaking • Safe to walk anywhere in the city day or night • Takes 10 minutes to go by car from one side of the city to the other • Shopping Mall with 120 stores, 8 cinemas • Public bus system that is safe to ride Has the security of a small city with all the conveniences of a large city Our CommunityOur Community
  8. 8. • Our area is a popular tourist area with boating, sailing, fishing, camping, and cycling Average temperature Summer: 25-27’ Winter: -5’ to -8’. Our CommunityOur Community
  9. 9. • 4 Equestrian schools within 20 minutes of the city • Swimming - 3 indoor pools • Tennis – 3 outdoor facilities, 1 indoor • Skating/Hockey - indoor rinks plus outdoor • Skiing – small local hill • 4 health and fitness centers • Theatre Our CommunityOur Community
  10. 10. Quinte Ballet School • Dance training with Internationally known instructors • Classes include Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Ballroom • Trained Miss Universe 2007, Riyo Mori, graduate of our program Our CommunityOur Community
  11. 11. Small Numbers of German Students
  12. 12. •Four of our secondary schools currently host International students •English as a Second Language is offered at each school •International students come Hong Kong, China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Vietnam, Brazil, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Russia, Norway, Italy, Turkey, France and Mexico, •The number in each school is limited to a maximum of 32 International students, 4-6 per conutry Secondary School ProgramsSecondary School Programs
  13. 13. Our SchoolsOur Schools Bayside Centennial
  14. 14. Moira Quinte Our SchoolsOur Schools
  15. 15. FacilitiesFacilities All schools have:All schools have: •Excellent library facilities, complete with Internet - connected computer labs •Excellent indoor and outdoor athletic facilities •Strong Guidance programs to assist students in career and academic planning •A strong emphasis on discipline and student support
  16. 16. A Supportive Environment Academically Socially Emotionally
  17. 17. • Tutoring is available three days a week • Qualified teachers are hired to assist after school, for 2.5 hours per day • Guidance staff provide support for academic programs • Homestay Coordinators provide assistance with personal and homestay concerns. Visit students each week • Academic Advisor ensures credit recognition and program planning ) Support for StudentsSupport for Students
  18. 18. Ensure that student studies courses required by home country school for their return Validation of report cards upon completion of studies and return to home Regular reports to parents Support for StudentsSupport for Students
  19. 19. Opportunities to Travel and Get Involved
  20. 20. • Every month activities or trips are run to introduce the student to Canadian culture • Social activities in Belleville include skating, welcome and departure parties • 2 day trips to, Montreal and Niagara Falls • Trips to Toronto (2), Ottawa (2) • Canadian students are invited to attend Social EventsSocial Events
  21. 21. Social Events (Eventos Sociais)
  22. 22. Monthly trips to museums, cultural events, “Canadian life” Custodian TripsCustodian Trips
  23. 23. School ActivitiesSchool Activities • Sports are offered over 3 seasons • Wide range of sports available from team to individual • School clubs include skiing, robotics, chess, music, environment etc • Community leagues for soccer, baseball, theater, hockey
  24. 24. Individual InterestsIndividual Interests
  25. 25. School EventsSchool Events (Nossa Comunidade)(Nossa Comunidade)
  26. 26. Parents Like You!
  27. 27. Homestay Program • Local families and professionals volunteer to host ISP students • Each must provide a welcoming home and agree to provide support to the student • Each applicant is carefully selected, by means of interviews, home visits and inspections, and police/ reference checks
  28. 28. Homestay ProgramHomestay Program • The family is matched to the student’s interests. • Families treat the student like their child • Each student has their own private room • 3 meals a day, 7 days a week
  29. 29. Admission Process • Students are considered for on the basis of academicStudents are considered for on the basis of academic records and school reports – 70% average or higherrecords and school reports – 70% average or higher • Students should have a working knowledge of EnglishStudents should have a working knowledge of English at minimumat minimum • Students should show evidence of motivation to learnStudents should show evidence of motivation to learn and to progress in their studiesand to progress in their studies CRITERIACRITERIA Os alunos são considerados para , com base em registros acadêmicos e relatórios escolares - 70% em média ou superior
  30. 30. Admission ProcessAdmission Process •Program Application Form and Homestay Application Form •Transcripts for the last two years of study •Letter of Recommendation from current school •Signed participation agreement (in Application form) REQUIREMENTSREQUIREMENTS Carta de recomendação da escola
  31. 31. Program FeesProgram Fees Fees cover the following: • Full academic program • Daily ESL instructionj • Textbook costs • Academic and Career counselling • After school tutoring –3 days a week, 2.5 hours a day Programa acadêmico completo Instrução diária ESL Instrução diária ESL
  32. 32. Program FeesProgram Fees • 4 official reports to parents per year • TOEFL/IELTS instruction • Some monthly events • Healthcare insurance • Custodianship • Weekly visits by the ISP Homestay Coordinator Instrução TOEFL / IELTS Instrução TOEFL / IELTS
  33. 33. Student Intake • Secondary school students may begin studies in September or February • Elementary program entries are more flexible, but are best in September or Jan./Feb
  34. 34. Benefits of Study Abroad In addition to improved second language skills students develop increased: • Self-confidence • Self-reliance • Problem-solving skills • Maturity • Greater tolerance “I sent a young boy to France and got back a young man”
  35. 35. Contact Us Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board 156 Ann Street Belleville, Ontario, Canada K8N 1N9 Telephone: 1.613.966.1170 ext. 2236 Website: www.hpedsb.on.ca/isp Your “Personalized Program”

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