O.C.E.C offers a variety of short and longer term Study Tours.
They provide a great opportunity for groups of students or individuals to spend time in an Australian School and enjoy a typical Aussie experience.
Programs are available for individual students beginning at the age of twelve years. Individual students can study at a Private School in Australia for periods from two to four weeks up to a full academic year. Students stay with an Australian host family while taking part in English language classes and are also able to learn about Australian culture.
Group tours with a chaperone are designed for students from ages nine to eighteen years. Depending on the type of group tour, student numbers can be between five and two hundred students. For group visits the program length can be from a one day visit to four weeks depending on the size of the group These programs can also be organized for special interest groups such as sports, cultural or environmental groups.
The following are typical programs offered by O.C.E.C.
Individual Short Term
This program is designed for the independent international visitor. This program is suited to students who are learning English and who want to achieve success in their education by immersing themselves in a Private Secondary College in Australia. This program is available for durations of two to ten weeks or for a full school year.
Study Program Includes:
Placement with reference checked home stay family (Including 3 meals per day)
OCEC Coordinator support
A qualified EAL teacher to conduct extra English tuition if required.
School excursions as per program are included and school uniform hire.
Specifically designed to suit student groups interested in staying with an Australian host family and participating in English language classes. Students will be based at an Australian school or study centre. Programs based at a study centre are conducted in partnership with a selected Australian School.
Placement with reference checked home-stay family
Full OCEC Coordinator support for students & accompanying teachers
An EAL teacher to conduct lessons
Student EAL Workbook
Welcome Orientation & Farewell party
Excursions & classroom integration with Australian students
The Australian Experience program is unique in that it allows participants to truly immerse themselves in the Australian way of life. Designed for students who are more fluent in English, this program offers unique and exciting adventure activities in Australia. The aim of this type of program is to develop teamwork and build self confidence whilst having fun., Participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about the Australian lifestyle through a classic home stay or farm stay experience, along with some camping activities. All meals are provided.
Placement with reference checked families
Qualified staff to coordinate the program
OCEC Certificate of Participation
OCEC arrival and departure assistance
Adventure excursions to either Australia or New Zealand