Application for Secondary School Summer Credit Course in Italy 2020 is closed.

Children’s Italian Classes

Notice to Parents and students.

All Ontario public and Catholic elementary and secondary schools have been ordered to remain closed from March 14 to May 4, 2020 in response to COVID-19.

As May approaches, this decision will be re-evaluated based on public health advice. The closure may be extended, if necessary to protect the health and safety of students, families and staff.

As a result, all Italian language classes for elementary children are cancelled during this time period. 


Schedule 2019 – 2020

SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM (September – June): Italian classes are offered at schools in Hamilton, Halton and Niagara Region. Any student enrolled in JK to Grade 8 in an Ontario Public or Catholic elementary school is entitled to enroll in these programs. Registration for the program in Hamilton will be held September 7 – 13th and continues through the year. Classes start the following week. Please confirm class start dates upon registration. For registration for all other Boards, please contact the individual Board for registration information. Please consult the schedule below for times and locations in your area.

For the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District Board, please access registration information at St Charles International Language Program for Elementary Students

For locations and class times, please consult the Schedule 2019/2020 of classes.

The Hamilton Dante Centre in conjunction with many school districts in Ontario (Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board, Halton Catholic District School Board, Niagara Catholic District School Board, Waterloo Catholic District School Board and Wellington Catholic District School Board) has organized Italian courses for elementary school students.

In Ontario, the Hamilton Dante Centre, has been a leader in organizing and facilitating courses under the International Languages umbrella. Italian classes for elementary children are offered at schools in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and Wellington, Waterloo, London and Windsor Regions. The school year program takes place between the months of September to June.

For more information call the Hamilton Dante Centre at 905-527-3400 or email: