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5 tips to choosing the right private school

Selecting a private school obviously isn’t a cakewalk— there’s much to consider and, frankly, it can seem like a daunting task. We broke it down to five steps to help you make the decision that best suits your family.

Tips on getting into private school

You’ve decided on private school and have selected the one that best suits your family. Now what? How does acceptance work? Read on to find out what you need to know about applications, assessments and interviews.

How international travel can help students excel

Spending time immersed in different cultures around the globe is an important part of the private-school experience. We spoke to three schools about their programs and how international travel helps students excel far beyond the classroom.

Which type of education should you pick?

Canada doesn’t have a homogenous private-school system—there are a bunch of different types of independent schools, all with different approaches to education. Here are the most common throughout the country for you to consider.

Why women in leadership roles matter

It’s key for girls and boys to see women in leadership roles. Period. Here’s how some female heads of school are making their mark, and why they believe it’s so important to be role models for their students.

Everything you wanted to know about private school (but were afraid to ask)

We know you have a multitude of questions you may be wary to ask, especially if you don’t have friends or colleagues who send their kids to private school. Not to worry—we took one for the team and asked parents from different cities.

Why getting students involved with STEM matters

It’s time for this very important acronym to be front and centre in the classroom. Find out what some private schools are doing to get their students engaged with STEM.

4 tips on paying for private school

How to make cents (yes, pun intended) of your finances when it comes to paying for private school.

Far-flung experiences enhance private education

Developing well-rounded young people ready to take on the world – it’s the goal at private schools across the country. International school trips are viewed as a key way to do just that.

Selecting a private school where your child will thrive

How do I ensure the school I choose is a great fit for my child?
Really good private schools focus their effort to provide outstanding educational and life experiences for each student. Be thorough discovering what this means at each school.