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.

Tweets by OCENET

Winners of International Student Covid Art Contest
At the beginning of March 2021, we sent out call #2 to our international students inviting them, once again, to pick up the brush or the pencil or the microphone and to share a special talent that was helping them though this pandemic by participating in Cov-Art Contest #2.
Read More about Winners of International Student Covid Art Contest
Anishnabe Art with International Students
OCENET international students were introduced to Anishnabe art and culture through a series of four virtual drawing classes given by Mark Seabrook, Wabano's Indigenous Schools Liaison.
Read More about Anishnabe Art with International Students

Upcoming Events

OCENET Info-Fair

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  • International Student Insurance
  • OASDI - Ontario Association of School Districts International
  • CAPS-I - Canadian Association of Public Schools - International
  • Ontario Ministry of Education
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