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Why Private Schools Perform Better

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on May 31, 2017 10:05:25 AM

When comparing private school vs public school for your children’s education, one must take into account a wide variety of factors. What will increase my child’s likelihood of achieving academic success, and is private school the best path to take? Continue reading to identify a few key factors that set private schools apart from public schools, and make them the ideal choice for families and children looking to succeed in the future.

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What Does an International Baccalaureate Diploma Get You?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on May 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an education program used in private schools around the world. Since 1968, the program has focused on challenging students to achieve academic and personal success. The school’s educators, librarians, and media specialist are all highly trained to effectively teach and facilitate the curriculum according to strict IB standards.

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Is private education worth it?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on May 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Deciding on the right kind of education for your child is a daunting task. A large majority of parents feel like private education is the perfect choice for their kids, but aren’t sure if the investment is worth it. Budgeting for the best private schools can be difficult, but can provide a host of benefits if planned correctly.

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What’s the IB Advantage?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on May 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate is a prestigious education program provided by IB schools in Brampton, across Canada, as well as internationally.  Since 1968, IB World Schools have been challenging students to succeed by encouraging excellence through academic and personal achievement. Families looking to enrol their students in these programs want to understand what sets IB schools apart from the competition. If their children do attend, what advantages will they have over attending a public school?

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5 Advantages of Attending an IB School

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Apr 20, 2017 3:22:46 AM

When choosing the right school for your child’s learning path, you should strongly consider an IB school in Brampton. There are many benefits to choosing an IB school, check out our list below, so you can ensure you make the right choice for your family.

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3 Effective Ways to Prepare for IB Success This Summer

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Apr 12, 2017 8:35:33 AM

The International Baccalaureate Diploma is a program that designed to prepare students for more success in higher education and career planning. The coursework is not meant to be overly difficult, but offers academic rigor to challenge students to develop critical thinking. Facing that challenge by preparing properly over the summer can mean that your child will have more success with the IB curriculum; read below for a few simple but very effective steps.

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To IB or not to IB: Why study at an IB school?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Apr 3, 2017 7:21:42 AM

If you’re in Toronto and need to assist your child with deciding on what path of education to follow, you might investigate international baccalaureate schools. If you’ve never thought of an IB school or program of learning, you may simply need to know more about this programme so you can determine if it’s the right choice for you. Since so much of your future depends on your education, or your child’s education, note a few factors about the international baccalaureate curriculum so you can decide if this is the right choice for your family.

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How to know if your child is going to one of the best private schools in Mississauga

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Mar 29, 2017 10:09:25 AM

Is your child attending one of the best schools in Mississauga? Here is a short article to help you determine where your school ranks.

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Is International Baccalaureate Diploma a Strong Predictor of Success in Higher Education?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Mar 18, 2017 7:19:00 AM

When assisting your child to decide on the best schooling, you may want to consider an international baccalaureate diploma, or IB diploma. This type of program includes many aspects of learning that aren’t always covered in standard school coursework, can mean more success for any student later in life.

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Are IB Graduates More Successful In Life?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Mar 10, 2017 7:43:25 AM

When looking for the most fitting school for your child, you will find that IB schools in Mississauga offer a comprehensive course of learning that is meant to expose a child to a globalized learning, with an exposure to a worldwide culture and a programme of ethics, as well as standard book learning. This type of curriculum is a bit different than most schools you will find in Canada and elsewhere, but the IB course of learning offers many advantages for students. If you’re considering an International Baccalaureate school in Canada but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for your child, note a few factors to consider as to why this programme may be the most beneficial for any student.

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