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Quebec Global Student Program—Canada

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Due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some Global Opportunities programs may be affected. Please contact global.opportunities@qed.qld.gov.au for further information.

Opportunity overview

Quebec street

Students studying French participate in a 6-week student program and have the unique opportunity to be fully immersed in the French language and Quebecois culture.

Professional development opportunities will be available for accompanying chaperones, including teacher placements within a Quebec school.

Program details

  • 6-week reciprocal global student program.
  • The program is open to Year 9 to 11 Queensland (state and non-state) high school students and provides opportunities for students to improve their language skills and cultural awareness.
  • Queensland students will host a student from Quebec and be hosted by the same student when visiting Quebec.
  • Up to 2 chaperones will accompany the group from Brisbane to Quebec and then a separate group of chaperones will accompany the students from Quebec back to Brisbane.
  • Chaperones will be offshore for approximately 14 days, which will include a teacher placement at a school in Quebec.
  • Accommodation and most meals are provided with a reciprocal host family (homestay).
  • Final itinerary and details will be provided in an information session or workshop, which the successful students and their families are required to attend.
  • Teacher chaperones will be required to assist with the tour planning and pre/post-departure tasks.
  • Students must have parental/guardian consent to submit an application.

Program cost

  • $3,700 per student participant. Fully self-funded program.
  • Chaperones funded by the Department of Education.

Key dates

Application period: applications are now closed.

Travel period (students and chaperones ): December to January (and hosting in September to October, before travel).

Application

For students

Applications are now closed.

For teachers

Applications for registered Queensland teachers are closed.

Contact

Global Opportunities
Global Engagement Unit
DE International
Phone: (07) 3513 5756
Email: globalopportunities@qed.qld.gov.au

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Last updated 29 October 2020