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International Languages - Secondary Program

Earn a Credit


Learn a Language



Classes run Saturdays,

September 7, 2019 to June 6, 2020

9:00 am-12:30 pm

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Benefits of the International Languages (Secondary) Program 

 •  Language Learner Support      •  Personal Growth      •  Identity      •  Employment

IL Grade 9-12 courses are for high school students and adults who:

  • graduated from the IL Elementary Program and/or
  • have no prior knowledge of the language, or
  • are native speakers
All courses follow Ministry of Education guidelines and are accepted as credits towards a high school diploma. The courses are for eligible regular day school students, and adults, who are Ontario residents. Current graduation requirements recognize at least one credit in a third language.
International Languages program enables students to:
  • Prepare for post-secondary studies and careers in the fields of business, trade and communications 
  • Foster global awareness and understanding
  • Enhance student exchanges, and
  • Develop training skills for international/global employment opportunities

REGISTRATION for the IL Credit Program is at the beginning of the school year ONLY.


Online registration for the 2019 - 2020 school year
is open from May 8 to August 31, 2019

Walk-in Registration will be open at each school location on
September 7, 14, 21 from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
After September 21 registration for the IL credit program is closed
for students CURRENTLY registered in the 
September 2018 - June 2019 IL Program 
of the Ottawa Catholic School Board.
NewStud btnfor students NOT registered in the
September 2018 - June 2019 IL Program
of the Ottawa Catholic School Board.

FEE payable online:

    •  $10 Consumables/Activity fee
    •  $500 Out-of-province/International Student
SchoolCash Online will start accepting payments June 10.


  Site Location   Languages Offered 
Frank Ryan Catholic School  (128 Chesterton Dr., Ottawa) Italian,  Spanish
Holy Trinity HS  (180 Katimavik Rd., Kanata) Mandarin (Simplified) 
St. Mother Teresa HS   (440 Longfields Dr., Barrhaven)
Korean,  Gaelic 
Mandarin  (Simplified), Punjabi
Notre Dame HS   (710 Broadview Ave., Ottawa)
Mandarin  (Simplified)
St. George School   (130 Keyworth Ave., Ottawa)
St. Nicholas Adult HS  (893 Admiral Ave., Ottawa) Polish 
*St. Patrick's HS (2525 Alta Vista Dr., Ottawa) 
*New Program Location!
Mandarin (Traditional)
The Ottawa Catholic School Board reserves the right to cancel any program due to lack of registration. 

 IL (Secondary) 2019 - 2020 Registration


Registration for the
2019 – 2020 IL Credit classes
is now open 

FEE payable online:

• $10 Consumables/Activity fee
• $500 Out-of-province/International Student

Questions:  Call 613-723-7757