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Palliser utilizes agency-based international student recruitment, which help families overseas looking for ESL opportunities in Canada. We believe Palliser International Education, the international exchange program for the Palliser School Division, offers international students one of the best ESL opportunities available in Alberta, effectively preparing students to attend Canadian universities.

Palliser International Education welcomes partnerships with international student recruitment agencies wishing to bring students to study in Southern Alberta. Palliser offers a safe and caring learning environment for all of our students. Our staff are experienced in teaching second language learners in engaging and effective ways.

If you are interested in recruiting high school students to study in one of the top performing school divisions in Alberta we encourage you to contact us.

Click on the Palliser Experience button to find out what puts Palliser International Education at the top of the Student Exchange/Homestay service providers in Canada.


The Palliser School Division is a student-focused school division serving a diverse student population across southern Alberta. We have over 30 schools that consist of both Public, and Faith Based schools.

Our programs can be broken into two geographic regions, one being the Calgary area, and the other covering Southern Alberta.

Agents can then choose the duration of the program that will work best for their student(s).

Click below to access more information on our programs.



Palliser takes great pride in providing specialized services to international students.  This includes operating our own homestay program and ensuring each student feels safe and comfortable.  

Keep reading below to find out what you can expect from a Palliser Homestay Family.

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What to Expect from your Palliser Homestay Family

Families in Alberta are very diverse. Some homestay families have two parents with children, some have no children, and others have only one parent. What all homestay families have in common is that they are carefully chosen and screened prior to their participation in the homestay program.

Your homestay host family is participating in the program because they want to meet someone from another country. They will welcome you into their home as though you were their own child and will be happy to show you interesting places, introduce you to their family and friends, and share their favourite activities with you.

Many families enjoy doing activities together. In summer they may travel, hike, swim, and have social times together. In winter many families ski, skate, watch movies, or attend various concerts and sports events. Your Palliser homestay family will treat you as one of their own family members, and you will have the same responsibilities as every other member of the family. This could include doing your share of household chores, and respecting the rules of your new family.

To learn more or arrange for your homestay host family, please contact us.



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