OCENET wishes to acknowledge its appreciation for the dedicated support Homestay families and OCDSB educators continue to provide to our international students during the changes of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Comprehensive Internationalization Award OCDSB and OCENET received CBIE's Board of Director's Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.


Whether you are a student who wants to learn English or a teacher interested in skills upgrading or international exchanges, OCENET is here to help you.

We offer international and Canadian students and teachers the opportunity to develop new skills and experience learning with others who share your interests. Our staff and teachers will help you on a journey you will value and remember for the rest of your life.

OCENET celebrates its 20th Anniversary

OCENET celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

Over the past two decades, the Ottawa-Carleton Education Network has grown from a handful of international students to close to 1,000 international students from nearly 50 different countries today. Over the years, OCENET has brought several thousand students and hundreds of educators to the OCDSB.

OCENET is proud to be recognized both nationally and internationally as a leader in international education for its innovative programs.

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International Student Orientation Week for September 2023
As life begins to return to usual following the pandemic, OCENET has returned to providing in-person orientation week activities to help prepare newly arrived international students with ...
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OCENET 20 Years Photobook
OCENET is happy to be celebrating 20 years of international learning and wants to thank its amazing team as well as the hundreds of people who have contributed to the success of our international programs and initiatives over the years.
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