Empowering today’s youth to thrive in a global world

Global Partners Institute, the parent organization of GPI North America received government approval to be established as a non-profit company in 1992, with the aim of conducting a wide range of international exchanges, including various kinds of English language training, home stay programs, student exchanges, private study programs, and exchanges with sister schools abroad.

In order to provide better quality of service, in January of 2012 GPI North America was established, specializing in short term programs. GPI North America operates nation-wide in Canada to provide an extensive range of programs from 1–3 months in length, including English language training, leadership training programs, homestay programs, and dormitory stay programs.

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Congratulations to our award-winning 2016 Host Families!

Again in 2016, as thanks for their sincere dedication, GPI North America has awarded families that have hosted 5 or… Read More


Congratulations to our Host Families!

As a thank you for their dedication, GPI North America has awarded families that hosted 5 or more times a… Read More