Renseignements en français

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Renseignements en Français

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Participate in the Saskatchewan-Quebec Student Exchange Program

Saskatchewan students in Grade 10 and 11 can take part in an exchange with students from Quebec through a mutual exchange program. Saskatchewan students host Quebec students for three months in the fall before travelling to Quebec in the winter to live and study for three months.

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1. Benefits

The program gives students a chance to:

  • Improve their knowledge of the French language;
  • Learn about French Canadian culture;
  • Experience a new school system; and
  • Experience personal growth in social skills and independence.
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2. Eligibility

The program is available to Saskatchewan high school students who will be in Grade 10 or 11 during the exchange year and who are currently studying French, whether it is Core French, French Immersion or Post-Intensive French. 

Students are selected for the program based on:

  • Consent and approval from the teacher;
  • Consent and approval from the school, the school division and the parents, guardians or caregivers;
  • Sincere interest from the student and family;
  • The ability for the host family to provide the incoming student with good accommodations, family life and social setting;
  • A good academic record;
  • Participation in the school community;
  • The ability to catch up with their regular school month during the three-month absence; and
  • Personal qualities, including:
    • motivation
    • maturity and sense of responsibility
    • good health
    • sense of humour
    • accepting of others
    • openness to another family, home and culture
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3. School Division Application Information

School divisions wishing to apply can fill out a: 

Request to Participate Form (EN) 

The application deadline is December 1, 2017.

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4. Student Application Information

Students who meet selection criteria may apply for the exchange program if:

  • the school recommends the student and agrees to participate in the program;
  • the student is committed to the program; and
  • the parents, guardians or caregivers give permission for the student to participate.

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