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International Languages - Secondary Program


Earn a Credit

Learn a Language


Classes run Saturdays,

September 9, 2017 to June 9, 2018

9:00 am-12:30 pm

Benefits of the Program 

 •  Language learner Support        •  Personal Growth
 •  Identity                                      •  Emplyment

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
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.
All courses follow Ministry of Education guidelines and are accepted as credits towards a high school diploma. The courses are for eligible regulard day school students, and adults, who are Ontario residents. Current graduation requirements recognize at least one credit in a third language.

FEE payable first day of class:

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


Dawnload the IL Secondary Calendar

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the Professional Development Day for instructors and administrators, International Languages classes will not take place on November 18, 2017.

  Site Location   Languages Offered 
Frank Ryan Catholic School  (128 Chesterton Dr., Ottawa) Spanish, Italian  
Holy Trinity  (180 Katimavik Rd., Kanata) Mandarin (Simplified) 
St. Mother Teresa HS   (440 Longfields Dr., Barrhaven) Mandarin (Simplified) - new locationPunjabi
Notre Dame HS  (710 Broadview Ave., Ottawa) Mandarin  (Simplified) Level 1
St. Joseph HS  (3333 Greenbank Rd., Barrhaven)
Mandarin (Simplified)
Please Note: the program has been moved to St. Mother Teresa HS location.
St. George  (130 Keyworth Ave., Ottawa)
St. Nicholas Adult HS  (893 Admiral Ave., Ottawa) Polish 
St. Patrick Intermediate  (1485 Heron Rd., Ottawa) Korean
St. Thomas More  (1620 Blohm Dr., Ottawa) Mandarin (Traditional)
The Ottawa Catholic School Board reserves the right to cancel any program due to lack of registration. 

 IL (Secondary) 2017 - 2018 Registration

at IL school sites at the beginning
of the school year ONLY
September 9, 16 & 23
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
There is no registration after
September 23, 2017
Consumable/Activity Fee of $10 is payable at registration. Out of province fees will be applied.
Questions:  Call 613-723-7757