A home away from home
Arriving to Ireland and living with a Host Family is one of the most challenging yet rewarding aspect of a High School programme. There are many reasons why a family invites an international teenagers to stay with them. One of the most common reasons is a desire to share their culture and homes with others.
The matching and placement process is of top priority for our team of Student and Host Family Liaison Officers. They work very hard in order to find a host family that provides a high level of pastoral and emotional support for our exchange students.
All students enrolled on the Classic, Select and Private Day programmes can certain of the following:
Host Family Matching and Placement
Host Family Screening
As part of our wider Safeguarding policy all Educatius Ireland host families are screened through the following steps:
How our Families are accepted for hosting
We look for families that are pratically located for the student to get to school and that have the space needed for hosting a student. We look for families that want to host a student because they want to share their way of life and culture with this student. Our families come from all walks of life and may be typical mother + father + child families, or single parents, or no children etc.
What can you expect from a Host Family:
All of our families are expected to provide the following: