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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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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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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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Private vs. Public School - Which One is a Better Choice For Your Child?

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Jan 13, 2017 6:29:16 AM

Parents can breathe a sigh of relief; there is truthfully no "better" or "worse" decision between acquiring education at a private or a public institute. Every school and family are different, and parents can choose to send their children to either a system of education for a variety of reasons. Some children simply thrive better in a more specialized environment, while others need more space to grow in order to pick a direction in life. Here is a brief list of the pros and cons of each mode of education in the Mississauga area, in order to help your family thoroughly decide which is the best fit for your child.

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Five common myths about Private High Schools

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Nov 28, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Are you a parent searching for the best private high school near you? Here are five common myths debunked.

  1. Private Schools stifle different modes of learning through a rigid curriculum

One of the wonderful things about private education is its ability to cater a school curriculum towards a child's interests/ gifts. In Ontario 2016, the Frasier Institute commented that a total of 581 schools (30 percent of independent schools) were classified as specialty schools.

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Considering Sending Your Child To A Private School? These Facts Say You Should!

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Oct 18, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Private education is gaining more and more popularity and support across Canada.

There are many reasons why parents increasingly choose to send their children to private schools in Mississauga and Brampton.

Let’s go and summarize the reasons for it, focusing on the ones we consider most important for parents:

Smaller classrooms. This allows for a more personal and controlled approach to learning and education. IB schools in Mississauga take pride in successfully adapting their study program and extracurricular activities

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Advantages of Private Schools

Posted by Aaron Sawatsky on Sep 19, 2016 10:00:00 AM

A decision about your kids' education is one of the most important and difficult decisions most parents make during their life. The major debate lies between taking the default choice, and sending your child to a public school, or enroll them in a private one.

While many people are familiar with the public education path, Private education in the GTA is somewhat unknown to many. There are, however, many private schools in Mississauga and Brampton for you to choose from, each with its own unique approach and properties.

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