Canada is known worldwide for the quality of its education and its standard of living.If you go to Canada, you will have the chance to get to know one of the biggest and most diverse countries in the world. You will find open and loving people and families waiting to welcome you in their country, home and life.
With many important cities such as Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, and some other small ones with landscapes you could never imagine, you will find a whole new world to discover.
Besides wonderful landscapes and beautiful modern cities, Canada is recognised by many as the best skiing place in the world.
Canada is often described as a very progressive, diverse and cultural country. It is one of the leading countries in education investment, and they are officially bilingual.
Many of its inhabitants speak English and French, and all of them have an open mindset that allows foreign students to fit in easily.
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CANADIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM
The Canadian education system is aimed at offering high quality education, and they have the latest technologies and methodologies to ensure that their students are the best in many subjects.
Canadian students obtain the highest positions on many disciplines in world rankings. They learn practical skills and teachers are very accessible and involved in their education.
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SUBJECTS AND HOMOLOGATION
Students will take different subjects, such as Math, Physics, Chemistry, History, Geography, etc.
All our school year programs in Canada can be made equivalent. We work directly with schools from Spain and with those in the destination to ensure that your investment in your studies is recognised in your home country when you come back.
Besides core subjects, Canadian schools are known for their variety of electives and extracurricular activities. Dancing, theatre, robotics, and business studies are some of them.
- WHEN AM I LEAVING?
The school year usually starts the first week of September and finishes the last Friday of June.
- WHAT ARE THE SCHOOLS LIKE?
Canada is known worldwide for its education system. Each province has school districts, and each school district is in charge of the management of its schools. These school districts can have up to 20-30 schools. Such a local management level has enabled the success of the Canadian education system and the cchance of being close to the students’ needs.
- CAN I CHOOSE THE SCHOOL? ARE THERE ANY OTHER SPANISH STUDENTS?
You can choose one of the school districts located in specific areas of Canada. The choice of a specific school will depend on the district. School districts enable each and every student to have an intensive immersion experience, therefore you won’t be surrounded my many Spanish students.
- HOW ARE FAMILIES CHOSEN?
Families are chosen for each school district. Every district has its own team in charge of enabling the integration of foreign students and making sure they are comfortable and at ease with their new families.
- WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED?
To study in Canada for a period longer than 6 months, you will need to apply for a study permit. In order to do that, you will need to present your passport and a photocopy, an acceptance letter from the school where you will be studying, and a proof of financial support. At Enseñalia, we will help you organize all your documents and we’ll guide you step by step in the process to get your visa.
- HOW OLD DO I HAVE TO BE?
The most common age is between 14 and 18 years old, but Canadian schools also accept younger students.
- DO I NEED TO MEET A MINIMUM ENGLISH LEVEL?
It depends on the district, but you will always find free ELS classes to help you improve your level as much as possible.
- WHAT DOES THE PRICE INCLUDE?
The choice of the host family or, in certain cases, student residence. Selection and booking of placement at the school. Our team will offer you counselling before you leave, as well as a full monitoring process during your stay in Canada, translation of documents and follow-up during the recognition process.
- WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
Medical insurance, cancellation insurance, civil liability insurance and plane tickets.
- ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES?
Most of the times a student spends in Canada around 150-200 euros to pay things such as meals outside the house, transport ticket, school material and any other kind of activity in which the student would like to take part and which is not included in the program.