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Distant Placement Options



Eligible programs: Students in all B.Ed. programs are welcome to apply.

Funding: Funding is available to fully cover travel and accommodation, and additional stipends may be available!

Locations: Student teachers have the opportunity to teach in areas including (but not limited to):

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Video/photo testimonials:

I learned so much about myself, my ability to adapt, and the reality of an Indigenous community that is impoosible to have if you just drive through.

Students were sweet, open, and full of curiosity about the world outside of their community.

Nothing compares to breathing fresh Northern winter air and drinking clean Mistissini water.

It was truly an exceptional experience [to have] access to very local and unique knowledge.



Locations: TESL student teachers have the opportunity to teach in  either the primary or secondary level in partner schools in Hong Kong:

Eligible programs: Students in B.Ed. TESL program only

Funding: Funding is available to fully cover travel and accommodation!

Photo testimonials:

Wonderful in every way possible ... There is so much to do, to see, and to eat in Hong Kong, you can never run out of ideas!

I highly recommend teaching in Hong Kong. I was apprehensive about being away for two full months, but I felt welcomed, safe, and cared for.

The ultimate highlight was just getting to know a new culture. It was an extremely valuable learning experience. So different from anything I have ever known.

There are many opportunities to teach in Hong Kong beyond just the internship so it's a great way to get your foot in the door.




ISA also has other opportunities available to FE4 students teachers, subject to availability and approval. Funding for accommodation and/or travel MAY be available; however, student teachers will need to organize and arrange these. The ISA only coordinates the placement for these opportunities and will connect you to our partners so you can arrange the rest.

Quebec Outside Greater Montreal Area   All  
Quebec, North Shore Littoral area, the region of the mouth of the St. Lawrence River Commission scolaire du Littoral All Funding may be available for travel and accommodation.
Northwest Territories Fort Resolution Deninu School (South Slave Divisional Education Council) K/Elem and Phys. Ed. Funding may be available for accommodation.
British Columbia Various locations, including Vancouver, Victoria, and Sooke TBD, based on student teacher preferences All, many opportunities for K/Elem (PIF) Funding packages vary by school board, funding may be available for accommodation.
Cambodia Phnom Penh Canadian International School of Phnom Penh All, though options may be limited for Secondary and K/Elem (PIF) Accommodation is provided in "Elite Town" compound near school.
China TBD (Schools available in 19 cities throughout China) Maple Leaf Educational Systems Schools All, except K/Elem PIF Accommodation may be provided.
Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

The Americas Bicultural School (ABC) K/Elem (incl. PIF), Secondary Accommodation is provided.
Dominican Republic Cabarete (near Puerto Plata) Charlie's Foundation TESL

There is no funding available!

Beginner Spanish proficiency is highly recommended.

New Zealand

*NEW for 2020*

All areas, pending school availability TBD, among locations served by Prospero Teaching All, except K/Elem PIF There is no funding available!


*NEW for 2020*

TBD (36 schools in country) TBD, among locations served by Internationella Engelska Skolan All, except K/Elem PIF; options may be limited for Secondary Social Sciences

There is no funding available!

Free lunch provided during school days.

UK (England, Wales, Scotland)

*NEW for 2020*

London, or other cities in UK TBD, among locations served by TimePlan Education All, except K/Elem PIF There is no funding available!

McGill University is located on land that has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes, and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet. Learn more.

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