Secondary International Languages Program - 2020-2021

infoRegistration for 2021-2022 is now open!


Duration:
September 25, 2021 - June 11, 2022
Time: Saturday mornings between  9:00 am -12:30 pm.

IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE: As of April 1, 2021, we do not know yet whether the classes will be offered physically at Glebe CI or virtually. Further updates will be shared on the website.


Fall 2020 Course Offerings

  • Please note: Courses will run based on sufficient enrolment and are subject to cancellation or changes. Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reach Ahead Credit Courses

Course Code

Course Code

Course Code

LANGUAGE

BD Level (Grade 10)

CU Level (Grade 11)

DU level (Grade 12)

American Sign Language

LASBO

-

-

Arabic

LYABD

LYACU

LYADU

Cantonese

LKCBD

LKCCU

LKCDU

Czech

LRCBD

LRCCU

LRCDU

German

LWGBD

LWGCU

LWGDU

Greek (Modern)

LBGBD

LBGCU

LBGDU

Japanese

LKJBD

LKJCU

LKJDU

Norwegian

LLNBD

LLNCU

LLNDU

Mandarin - Simplified

LKBBD

LKBCU

LKBDU

Persian (Farsi)

LYFBD

LYFCU

LYFDU

Somali

LDMBD

LDMCU

LDMDU

Spanish

LWSBD

LWSCU

LWSDU

Swedish

LLSBD

LLSCU

LLSDU

Tamil

LITBD

LITCU

LITDU

Telugu

LIEBD

LIECU

LIEDU

Vietnamese

LPVBD

LPVCU

PLVDU


Registration:

  • OCDSB students: Must register through their Guidance Counselor
  • Non-OCDSB students (students from other Boards, international or out-of-province students, etc.) and adults: Can register by completing this online Registration Form.  Verification of residence and citizenship status in Canada need to be completed virtually and parents/guardians or students will be contacted with further information.

Applicable Fees:

  • International & Out-of-Province students & adults: $500.00
  • Adult Ontario Residents (NOT working towards completion of an Ontario Secondary School Diploma): $50.00

Some language courses may require a Textbook deposit ($80.00). Cash or cheque made payable to the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board will be accepted.  A refund will be issued to students upon return of the textbook in satisfactory condition at the end of the course.  Textbook refund issues must be addressed within one calendar year of the commencement of the course.  Textbook deposit records are not retained beyond this time period.

Eligibility and Prerequisites:

  • The credit language courses are in three levels: BD (grade 10), CU (grade 11), and DU (grade 12). 
  • High school students (grades 9 to 12) and adults are eligible to take the language credit courses
  • Grade 9 students can only register in BD level language courses.  
  • CU and DU level courses have prerequisites (BD and CU respectively).  
  • Students in grade 11/12 who are newcomers and are interested in registering in the age appropriate level without the prerequisite will need to complete a form, provide evidence of credits completed in the target language and be assessed on their language competency.

Verification for non-OCDSB students:

As per the Ontario Ministry of Education guidelines, a verification of residence and citizenship status in Canada should be conducted for the completion of the registration process. Parents & Guardians will be contacted through email to book virtual appointments for the completion of the verification process. Required documents are: 

  • Proof of Address (e.g., Current Property Tax Bill; Current Utility Bill; Home Phone/Cable/Internet Bill. Please note, Driver’s License is not acceptable)
  • Proof of Citizenship and Status in Canada: 
    • Canadian Citizen (Birth Certificate, Passport, Baptismal Certificate)
    • Permanent Resident (Permanent Resident Card, Stage One Approval letter, Equivalent Documentation from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) confirming approval in principle)
    • Refugee Status: Documentation from IRCC confirming status, Consideration of eligibility (Convention refugee)
    • Diplomat Status / Minister’s Permit
    • Student Visa (Study Permit)
    • Visitor Visa (Visitor Record)
  • Copy of their most recent credit counseling summary transcript or student status sheet.
For any questions, please contact the IILP office at 613-239-2703 or send an email to: iilp@ocdsb.ca (Please do not contact the Glebe HS office during the weekday with inquiries about the languages program).

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