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The Right to English language instruction in Quebec

When relocating to the province, you will find that there are certain rules and regulations about the right to English language instruction in Quebec. If one does not meet the requirements set out in the Charter of  the French Language by the Quebec government, and does not qualify for english language instruction in Quebec, [...]

2019-02-13T18:22:26+00:00By |Education|0 Comments

Education Nation: A Guide To International Schools In Canada

When you and your family are planning a move to one of Canada’s prospering cities, you’re bound to have a litany of questions. Things like, “where are we going to live?” or “what’s the best bakery in town?” will surely swirl around the top of the list. But right up there with the most [...]

Enrolling children in English schools in Québec: Bill 101

Although Canada is primarily an English-speaking country with French as a secondary language, venture into the province of Québec and you'll find that the predominant language is French. In fact, French is the sole provincial official language, meaning that services, legislation, business and commerce are all conducted first and foremost in French. It also [...]

The CEGEP System in Quebec

One of the most confusing elements of Quebec's education is the CEGEP system, which stands for “College of general and vocational education” (Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel, in French), and is a concept that is unique to the province. What's a CEGEP and how does it work? CEGEP (usually pronounced "See-Jep") is a public [...]

German Schools in Canada

You are a citizen of a German speaking country and may be soon transferring to Canada or you've already arrived here with your family. Your children are at the school-going age, and you are concerned about their education, preserving their mother tongue, and preparing them for the possibility of continuing their school and educational [...]

2018-12-27T19:00:24+00:00By |Education|0 Comments

Boarding School in British Columbia

No matter where you are relocating to in Canada, you may decide that boarding school is right for your children. If this option is for you, British Columbia offers some of the most beautiful campuses in the country; your children will be able to experience the west coast, and all that its education has [...]

Elementary and Secondary French-language schools in Ottawa

Relocating to a new city like Ottawa is already a complex process, but it can be made even more difficult if you're also looking into schools for your children. It can be especially challenging when you're looking for French-speaking schools in an English-speaking province. Across the province of Ontario there are 455 French-language schools, [...]

Private School in Westmount, Montreal

If you're looking for a private school in Montreal for your children, Westmount has a number of notable choices. As one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Montreal, there are a variety of private schools from which to choose, including all-boys, all-girls, and co-ed. Known for their striking, historic architecture and beautiful campuses, these schools [...]