Summer 2012

Global Connections  the newsletter of the Ottawa-Carleton Education Network


OCENET welcomes students from around the world...
In July more than one hundred students arrived from across the globe to attend anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks at OCENET/OCDSB international summer camps. Students attended English classes in the morning followed by a wide variety of activities each afternoon...
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The Lynch-Getty Award recognizes global citizenship
The Lynch-Getty Award honours the legacy of Alex Getty (former trustee of the OCDSB and OCENET board member) and Ron Lynch (former Director of Education and OCENET board member) who both believed...
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OCDSB schools host visiting groups of international students
While many OCDSB schools host international students on an individual basis, there are some schools that host larger groups of students. These groups of international students attend our schools to enhance their English skills and...
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International Certificate Program to be piloted in six OCDSB high schools this year
A new and exciting program is being piloted in six OCDSB secondary schools this fall with the expressed purpose “to recognize and honour students who demonstrate a commitment to being motivated, engaged and active global citizens.” This program is unique in Ontario.
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What’s New: Recent International Education News
The OCDSB has been selected as a winner of the Global Best Award 2012 in the category of “Partnerships that support Health, Well-being and Learning.
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Thinking About Becoming A Homestay Host?
Among the many benefids of heing a Homestay host : make a significant difference to the life of a student from another country, ...
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OCENET links to the OCDSB Strategic Plan
International education initiatives are directly or indirectly linked to the 4 Key Priority Areas of the 2011-2015 OCDSB Strategy Map...
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