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Ontario Universities’ Fair 2018

Ontario Universities Fair logoLast Friday we went to the university fair. At the time I saw the crowd of students roaming, I could not stop thinking about the saying “what is an ocean but a multitude of drops”. As individuals we may be unimportant, but together we can make a difference because the future is ours. As the dews drops of this world, we must work harder to make this world better.

— By Kevin Wang, Student in Grade 12Ontario Universities Fair

Laureate 2018 Summer Program

The summer months are busy with activities for students to continue their studies whether they are taking courses in Hong Kong or in Toronto as well as international students participating in a study tour of language learning and excursions to experience Toronto.

Testimonials

Toronto is a very fun place. I have been able to go to famous places for two weeks. For example, I went to Niagara Falls, CN Tower, Zoo, Musicals and lots of shopping malls. Wherever I went, I enjoyed myself very much.
–Himeka

My English has improved a lot after coming to the summer camp. My improvement is most likely a result from the help I received from my English teacher. He is very funny and he makes the classes and activities entertaining and easy to understand.
–Chris

In this HK summer school course, I can meet new friends taking this program. It helped me improve my English skills as well as giving me the freedom to finish part of the course on-line anytime and anywhere. Then 2 weeks are with the teacher in Hong Kong.
–Jonathan

The summer program helped me reduce my stress from taking all the courses during the school year. The teacher is also able to help me because it is a small class.
–Tim

Unforgettable moments

Toronto Zoo
Toronto Zoo
Attending a concert
Concert
with Blue Jay fans
With Fans of Blue Jays (baseball)
Graduated!
Hooray! Graduated!
Hong Kong summer program
Hong Kong

Graduation 2018

Graduates
Graduates
speeches
What did the graduate say?
staff
Staff

End of June is the time to celebrate the achievements of our graduates who will be going on to post secondary education this Fall. Students, parents, staff, and school partners enjoy an evening of a delicious meal and recognition of graduates obtained their Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Ontario Scholar Certificate. Special recognitions were given to students who received the following awards:

Leon Hu – Governor General’s Academic Medal and Valedictorian
Vicky Wang – Ontario Principals’ Council Leadership Award
Caitlyn Zhou – Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Community Volunteer Award

Many thanks to the following students who helped with the planning of this event, Jessica Huang and Bella Wu. Appreciation and thanks are also extended to the staff, Maverick Ip, Wei Jiang, Brian Kim, Meg Liang, Mina Mahmoudi, Mina Shenouda, Joy Tai, Miriam Wong, and Grace Yu.

Receive the certificate and diploma
Receive the certificate and diploma
receive the certificate
Receive the certificate
With the partners
With the partners
Satisfied teachers
Satisfied teachers

Life Learning Days at Laureate

Our students are actively learning while attending Laureate because we believe students should be given the opportunity to explore and try different experiences. To grow your brain, you have to challenge yourself by participating in new situations.

On October 3rd, a detective from the police department was able to talk to the students about being street smart and asking for help when they need assistance. 

On October 6th, students were rock climbing and horseback riding; some for the very first time. They also participated in team building activities to realize how important it is to know how to work together, share responsibilities and leadership.

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Experiential Days at Laureate

Our students are actively learning while attending Laureate because we believe students should be given the opportunity to explore and try different experiences. To grow your brain, you have to challenge yourself by participating in new situations.

On October 3rd, a detective from the police department was able to talk to the students about being street smart and asking for help when they need assistance.

On October 6th, students were rock climbing and horseback riding; some for the very first time. They also participated in team building activities to realize how important it is to know how to work together, share responsibilities and leadership.

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Graduating Laureate Students Move Forward

On June 25th, our graduates who completed the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) have been accepted into specialized programs at Ryerson University, University of Toronto, McMaster University, and George Brown College.  These specialized programs require high marks from their grade 12 year to be accepted into the Business Administration and Nursing Programs.  Their success is based on meeting the secondary curriculum requirements with high standards, hard work, attendance, and support.  We wish them success as they continue their studies at the post-secondary level.

Some of our students have completed the English for Academic Purpose (EAP) Program, which is an intensive session to improve English proficiency and in preparation for college or university in Ontario.  These students will be going to Durham College this Fall to study in the field of business administration or hospitality.  Successful EAP students are able to attend either Durham College or University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) without writing the IELTS or TOEFL because of Laureate’s partnership with both institutions.
 

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Experiential Learning Benefits Students

Throughout the school year, Laureate students participate in excursions and activities to extend their learning beyond the classroom.  Research proves that students learn best when many multi-sensory approaches are incorporated into their learning.  At the same time, they explore different parts of the city, they visit other cities like Montreal and Ottawa, and they develop confidence and additional learning skills.

Learning from textbooks in a classroom is only one dimension of learning.  Learning by active participation often creates sustainable understanding.

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Using Technology to Improve Learning

Technology is an essential tool for everyone to succeed in the 21st century.   Cell phones and laptops are tools that Laureate students use daily in the classroom to access information on the internet or Laureate’s Moodle where lessons are posted, using apps to increase vocabulary, or creating their own digital portfolios.

At Laureate, technical resources are evident in every classroom.  Students may be watching a video or working on their laptops.  Teachers are using tablets to instruct.  When students are absent, they are still able to access the lessons they have missed and email the teachers for any additional support.

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Graduating Laureate Students Move Forward

On June 25th, our graduates who completed the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) have been accepted into specialized programs at Ryerson University, University of Toronto, McMaster University, and George Brown College. These specialized programs require high marks from their grade 12 year to be accepted into the Business Administration and Nursing Programs. Their success is based on meeting the secondary curriculum requirements with high standards, hard work, attendance, and support. We wish them success as they continue their studies at the post-secondary level.

Some of our students have completed the English for Academic Purpose (EAP) Program, which is an intensive session to improve English proficiency and in preparation for college or university in Ontario. These students will be going to Durham College this Fall to study in the field of business administration or hospitality. Successful EAP students are able to attend either Durham College or University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) without writing the IELTS or TOEFL because of Laureate’s partnership with both institutions.

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Experiential Learning Benefits Students

Throughout the school year, Laureate students participate in excursions and activities to extend their learning beyond the classroom. Research proves that students learn best when many multi-sensory approaches are incorporated into their learning. At the same time, they explore different parts of the city, they visit other cities like Montreal and Ottawa, and they develop confidence and additional learning skills.

Learning from textbooks in a classroom is only one dimension of learning. Learning by active participation often creates sustainable understanding.

5678

Using Technology to Improve Learning

Technology is an essential tool for everyone to succeed in the 21st century. Cell phones and laptops are tools that Laureate students use daily in the classroom to access information on the internet or Laureate’s Moodle where lessons are posted, using apps to increase vocabulary, or creating their own digital portfolios.

At Laureate, technical resources are evident in every classroom. Students may be watching a video or working on their laptops. Teachers are using tablets to instruct. When students are absent, they are still able to access the lessons they have missed and email the teachers for any additional support.

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