French-language content for this topic on Alberta.ca is currently being developed. Information will remain available on the Alberta Education website until this is complete.
La page correspondante en français est en cours de préparation sur le site Web Alberta.ca. Pendant cette période de transition, l'information qu’elle contient demeure disponible sur le site Web du ministère de l’Éducation.
The Odyssey, Explore and Destination Clic programs provide Canada focused learning opportunities for individuals as early as Grade 8. Each program offers unique opportunities to learn more about Canada's diverse cultures and official languages.
Odyssey gives you the opportunity to dive deep into another language and culture while sharing your own. Travel and explore Canada, earn an income and get bilingual professional experience. Under the supervision of a teacher, you will use games and other activities on a daily basis to motivate students to learn more about English as a second language.
The Odyssey Language Assistant Program is a paid, professional work experience that involves travelling to Quebec or New Brunswick to work with students for nine months. Earn over $20 an hour while gaining valuable work experience in a classroom setting.
Explore is a five-week intensive French language-immersion program. You can take the program in the spring or summer. Most expenses are covered.
Destination Clic is a bursary program for enrichment in French as a first language. The three-week program is designed for students in Grades 8 and 9 residing outside of Quebec. Destination Clic offers you three weeks of cultural discoveries, exciting experiences, and new friends while exploring another francophone region of Canada. Most expenses are covered.
To connect with the Official Languages in Education Programs:
Connect with the Odyssey, Explore and Destination Clic National Programs by phone at 1-877-866-4242.