About GPI CanadaWe provide opportunities for both Canadian and international students to take part in a cross-border student exchange. It is our goal to ensure that by experiencing the challenges and rewards of living and studying in unfamiliar cultural surroundings, our students will develop the skills to thrive in - and ultimately shape - our rapidly shrinking world.
Our MissionOur mission is to expand international education by providing:
- The best possible study solutions for those looking to study in Canada.
- Services to make your Canadian study experience positive and beneficial.
- Opportunities for international friendship and global citizenship.
Maple Ridge School District No.42, British Columbia
Schools: 26 / Students: 15346
Programs Offered: Full Year, 1 Semester, Summer Camp
Specialized Programs: French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, Academies (Basketball, Dance, Digital Arts, Equestrian, Hockey, Interdisciplinary Arts, Microsoft IT, Soccer)
Our national program is led by a team dedicated to expanding our network of relationships with passionate, like-minded educators and organizations in Canada and around the world.
Alberta Regional Manager
"Neil Hosler has been the Alberta Regional Manager since 2005, and has been hosting international students from around the world since 1998. He has worked with over 40 schools and school divisions throughout Alberta, and has helped place over 1,500 students in Canadian homestays across Alberta. Working with his team of PCs, Neil is encouraged that so many students have enjoyed Alberta’s spectacular nature, multiculturalism, people, and educational experiences."
Manitoba / Ontario Regional Manager
"Mrs. Tanis Wood started working with GPI in 2005 as a Program Coordinator, graduating to the role of Manitoba Regional Manager in 2007. She has worked with 19 schools in Manitoba & Kenora, Ontario, and has helped place over 175 students in Canadian homestays in her region. Working with her PCs, Tanis ensures her students enjoy their experiences in Manitoba & Kenora, despite the sometimes challenging realities of a harsh climate and living in a rural community. She’s proud of her students for embracing the activities and experiences their communities and schools have to offer, and for becoming active members of their communities – enriching both their own experience as well as the lives of local residents."
GPI Canada Programs and Services
GPI Canada introduces students to educational programs nationwide.
- English Language Learning (ELL) Short and Long Term Programs
- Full Immersion Programs
- Boarding Schools
- Summer Programs
GPI Canada also provides services to ensure the support and success of students in their learning and stay in Canada.
- Homestay accommodation
- Local Program Coordinators to assist students and be available for on call support
- Student Reporting and Progress Tracking
- Airport Transfer
- Visa Support
Global Partners Institute is partnered with schools across Canada and offers wonderful educational experiences from small rural communities, to the bigger cities across Canada. GPI Canada will be curating youtube videos that speak to the diverse experiences of students across Canada from the perspective of homestay experiences, school adventures, and immersing in a brand new Canadian environment. Remember, Canada is cool!