From: International Education Unit (EDU)
Date: Thu, Jan 14, 2021 at 4:06 PM
Subject: Update on readiness to welcome international students/ Mise à jour sur l’état de préparation pour l’accueil d’élèves étrangers


Please note that your school/school board is now listed on the ministry list of school boards and private schools that have approved COVID-19 plans to welcome international students for the 2020-21 school year.

In light of the current public health environment and based on advice from the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Ontario government is providing the following updated direction:

  • Elementary and secondary students in publicly-funded and private schools located in the Windsor-Essex, Peel Region, Toronto, York and Hamilton Public Health Units (PHUs) will continue to be closed and will return to in-person learning on February 10, 2021.
  • Private schools may continue to provide for in-person instruction of students with special education needs who cannot be accommodated through remote learning throughout this period. Private school students in northern PHUs were permitted to reopen for in-person learning on January 11, 2021.

Thank you,

Private Schools and International Education Unit| Field Services Branch| Ministry of Education
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