Are you looking for a paid work experience in a school environment? Does the opportunity to travel throughout Canada, and share your culture appeal to you? Take part in Odyssey! Odyssey is a language-assistant program. Under the supervision of a teacher, your role will be to encourage students to improve their knowledge of the English language and its associated cultures and to use the language on a daily basis. You will leave your home province or territory to work in a rural or suburban area in another province.

The role of the language assistant


Registration is now open!

The registration period has begun. This means that between now and February 28, 2016, you may submit an application to the Odyssey program either by:

• clicking on the “Sign up/Sign in”...

Summer blog

•    If you are a language assistant starting work in September 2015, here is an update:

o    First of all, we encourage you to take advantage of the summer to find a place to...


My name is Emir Topalovic and I am the language monitor in Donnacona. It is a smaller town of about 6,000 people with a lot of beautiful scenery and wonderful people. The secondary school is...

Question / Answer

Even if both of you may have succeeded in the interview, there is no guarantee that you will be assigned to the same region. Ultimately, the selection of candidates is up to the host province’s...


We would be happy to answer your questions about Odyssey. Tell us how to contact you and we’ll be in touch.