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G.L.E.E. has created a high-quality experience for students who want to study abroad.  Education in Canada is among the best in the world! 

Study with us!

 

GLEE Opportunities

     Academic Opportunities
            Ontario, Canada &  Toledo, Spain

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ALCDSB

International 

Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board provides a premium international education program that is known for its inclusion and cultural integration, specifically offering the ultimate Canadian experience to foreign students.

Full and half school year programs are offered in Kingston,Trenton and Belleville.

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French Catholic International 

CECCE - French Catholic School Board

The Conseil des écoles catholiques du Center-Est (CECCE) is the largest Canadian network of French-language schools outside the province of Quebec.

The CECCE is recognized for the excellence of its schools, with its students ranking first in Ontario on standardized tests;

Many specialized programs are offered including International Baccalaureate, sports studies, sciences, arts, etc.;

All students are fluent in French and English, Canada's two official languages.

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Limestone
International

Limestone District School Board  

The Limestone District School Board has been hosting students from International destinations for over 20 years.  They host 120-150 students per year within Kingston, Ontario and the surrounding area. 

Programs offered include:

Full and half school year (Sept-June)

English Preparation(August)

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Spain
International 

International School San Patricio Toledo

International School San Patricio Toledo is located in an exclusive residential area of Toledo, 1 hour south of Madrid, Spain.
Founded in 2006, they offer a continuum of the International Baccalaureate organization. Serving students from 3 to 19 years, they offer the PEP (Elementary School Program) MYP (Middle Years Program) and PD (Diploma Program). They are renowed for their excellence in education. 

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Ottawa
International 

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board 

The OCDSB has been serving students in the capital region of Canada for over one hundred years. Students can choose to come to Ottawa to graduate from high school or for a shorter period of study to improve their English and cultural competency.

Programs are offered as both full and half school year in 25 high schools in the Ottawa area. 

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Summer Camp
Crew & ROOTs

Camp Iawah

CREW is based on volunteer work. It has a three-day canoe trip and two weeks of service combined with plenty of fun activities. CREW Applicants must have completed grade 9. (Age 14/15)

ROOTs is a four-week program where
participants choose to learn in one of four distinct environments: “Voyageur”- Trip in Voyageur canoe, "Wild" - Extended Canoe trip, "Velo"- Bike-packing or “Altitude - Mountaineering”

ROOTs Applicants must have completed gr. 10. (Age 15/16)

 

Homestay

Our agency services are located within the Kingston community.  We know the neighbourhoods, and can verify safe locations, clean homes, and ensure friendly families. Our children attend some of the same schools, giving us insider knowledge of reputable schools.

Having also lived in Ottawa, we can provide added confidence in knowing the neighbourhoods and all that Ottawa has to offer. It is a short 2 hour drive for us to visit and ensure students are happy and comfortable in their new home. 

Parents and students will complete an application form that will help choose the perfect home that matches their aptitude and criteria. We can connect you with your Homestay family even before you arrive so that relationships can start forming to ease the transition.

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Nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario, Kingston is home to Queen's University, the Royal Military College of Canada and St. Lawrence College. With a population of 150,000, Kingston is a safe, student-friendly city. It is home to three major post-secondary

institutions, making it also very

student-oriented. Downtown Kingston is

dotted with eclectic cafes, international

restaurants, and diverse shops, while

the city is constantly alive with

festivals and sports initiatives.

Ottawa

Ottawa, the capital of Canada, is the 4th largest city in Canada, with a population of over 800,000. It is an exceptionally clean city, with large trees, gorgeous parks and sandy beaches. It is consistently ranked as the best place to live in Canada. Its diversity, schools, and Canadian history make it a great place for students. The Gatineau

hills are just across the Ottawa river offering

a close option for hiking and skiing. Ottawa is

known for its international music festivals,

its ice skating on the historic Rideau canal,

and its bilingualism.

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Ice Skating
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School Trip in Forest
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Sonia López

Born in Spain, but since 2013 has been living abroad in several countries including Abu Dhabi, Romania and now in Canada.

With a Bachelor of Education degree and teaching in international schools, Sonia has gained international experience.  Helping her 4 children adapt to new countries has provided a strong understanding of the challenges when adjusting to new cultures.

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Meet The Team

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Chantal Hamilton

Born and raised in Kingston, Ontario with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University, Chantal is a true local. Providing homestays for international students, from multiple countries, has given first-hand experience with students, parents, and the joys of school abroad. 

José P.

Linares(Jaen),Spain

"A wonderful experience. My daughter felt at home from the first moment. The family was lovely and provided all the necessary support. Everything is perfectly organized and if there is any unforeseen problem, they solve it immediately.
I recommend them 100%."

Cristina P.

Linares(Jaen), Spain

"Glee made my stay wonderful even during Covid restrictions. Activity trips were cancelled (Covid) but Chantal and Sonia made sure to take me to visit many beautiful places. They were always available to answer questions or help when I needed them and made it easy for me to adjust to my new home.
Glee gave me a trutly Canadian experience!"

Irene M.

Toledo, Spain

"Going to Canada for 5 months was a short experience, but the best of my life. I love sports and the opportunity of playing for the school team has been something I had never imagined. I recommend to everyone that has the opporunity to go on an exchange program. Thank you Glee for giving me a chance to live in another country and to make everything possible for me to fulfil this experience. I will be forever grateful!"

Alejandra

Merida, Mexico

"My homestay family was a really good family, actually the best! Chantal really helped me with alot of things, school, and any problems . I was there when Covid started and Chantal helped to make me feel safe and got me to the airport. It was a really sad day because these 8 months were the best and I will miss them! Thank you for this really good year!"
 
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CONTACT US

Great Lakes Educational Experience Inc.

Kingston, Ontario

Email: info@glee-canada.com