Exchanges & Expeditions: 3 Global Learning Opportunities for Day and Boarding School Students

Travel has always been regarded as an excellent way to learn about the world. Learning by experiencing different ways of life, interacting with other cultures and pushing boundaries helps to shape students into exceptional global citizens and future leaders. At Lakefield College School, we are committed to creating independent thinkers who will carry their knowledge and life experiences with them throughout the rest of their lives and careers. One of the ways we do this is by offering plenty of opportunities for students to take part in expeditions, volunteer projects and international exchanges. Are you curious to learn about enriching travel opportunities that await your child at boarding school? Read on to discover three global learning initiatives offered by Lakefield College School. 1. Day and Boarding School Students Can Participate in Exciting Expeditions Lakefield is committed to sharing the value and benefit of outdoor learning. As an independent high school,…

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The 4 Top Certifications of Independent High Schools in Canada

Choosing the best school for your child is a tall responsibility, as no school can be all things to all students. Independent private schools offer unique alternatives to the public system through such benefits as more individualized learning, a commitment to education of the whole person, a healthy and caring community environment and exceptional extracurricular opportunities. Although part of the strength of independent schools is derived from their freedom to innovate above and beyond governmental standards, they also recognize the importance of some public measure of quality assurance. Accreditation from highly reputable independent school associations is a useful indicator of educational quality, a measure of accountability and a catalyst for continuous improvement. These associations hold member schools to rigorous standards while respecting the distinctive mission that is unique to each school. Lakefield College School is honoured to have four respected certifications from top independent school associations from around the world.…

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4 Reasons Why Parents Choose Boarding School in Canada for Their Child

In 2015, Canada welcomed 353,000 international students into its borders. International learning is rising in popularity across the globe as students and parents come to understand the benefits of learning abroad. For some, pursuing an education abroad provides access to a standard of education they may not have in their home country. For others, it’s a chance to expand their horizons, discover a new culture, and make friends from all over the world. Regardless of the reason, parents are choosing Canada as the ideal place for their child to study. In fact, Canada has experienced a 10 to 12 per cent increase in international students over the past decade. Are you curious to find out what makes Canada such a popular choice? Read on to discover four reasons why Canada is a top learning destination for many families around the globe. 1. Parents Choose Boarding School in Canada for its…

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