Deakin's Global Experience Program offers a 3 week Primary School Practicum Placement in Vancouver, Canada. Home of the 2010 Winter Olympics and often holds the title of Most Liveable City on the world.

The Global Experience Program is a teaching practicum program for students enrolled in 3rd year Primary teaching courses. If you complete a practicum overseas, you substitute it for practicum in Victoria.

The tentative dates for this incredible international teaching experience are 17 October - 8 November 2014.

The Global Experience Program provides:

  • Round trip airfare to Vancouver
  • 22 nights accommodation (double occupancy or motel stay)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Gifts for teachers and school
  • Single supplement may be available (please request from Wanty Widjaja)


  • Valuable international teaching experience
  • Looks impressive on your CV/Resume
  • Fantastic cultural experience; learning about Canadian and First Nations culture.
  • Picturesque natural environment; mountains, sea, forests.
  • Movie star spotting; many Hollywood films are shot in Vancouver.
  • Awesome night life, especially for Halloween!
  • Shopping extravaganza
  • You can extend your trip to travel within Canada (go skiing at Whistler or the Rockies) or the USA (LA, New York, Seattle is only a 3 hour drive away!)
GEP Home
GEP Canada
  • October/November (early closing date)
  • Vancouver
  • double occupancy or motel stay
  • ~ $4500
GEP Canada coordinators



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