WHY PEEL SCHOOLS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS?
Here are just a small handful of the advantages and benefits of becoming a Peel Schools student. You can also find out more about our school board by visiting the board website at: peelschools.org.
A brief video is directly below and then our Top Seven reasons for being a part of Peel Schools for International Students is below.
RECEIVE A WORLD CLASS EDUCATION BY JOINING THE PEEL SCHOOLS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FAMILY
Canada is recognized around the globe as a leader in educational excellence. Our students rank among the best in the world when it comes to standard test results, reading, math and science. The OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment in 2018 ranked Ontario, Canada students among the top 10 readers in the world. In another international study, Ontario's education system was ranked as one of the best in the world.
A FIRM COMMITMENT TO EDUCATING THE WHOLE STUDENT AND OVERALL STUDENT SUCCESS
The PDSB's mission is to inspire success, confidence and hope in each student. We want to ensure we help each student succeed in learning at every stage of life. IN PDSB, students in grades 7 to 12 tailor are able to customize their education to their individual strengths, goals and interests. Part of this strategy involves small class sizes so students can continue to get the attention they need to succeed.
A CLEAR FOCUS ON ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) THAT BENEFITS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
At PDSB you will have every opportunity to improve your use of English. Canada is recognized around the globe as a leader in ESL education. Students will be integrated with Canadian students and will take classes with Canadian students. This allows international students to practise their spoken and written English on a daily basis. They will also spend a portion of their day with other international students and a teacher trained to help international students learn academic-level English.
PREPARE FOR POST-SECONDARY STUDIES IN CANADA AND BEYOND WHILE EARNING YOUR HIGHSCHOOL DIPLOMA
Students who attend Peel Schools for International Students can earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), which is recognized internationally. Students can take academic or applied level courses to prepare for college or university. Our partnerships with the University of Toronto Mississauga and Sheridan College helps students prepare for their post-secondary studies, whether they decide to stay in Canada or continue their education elsewhere.
OUR STUDENTS EXPERIENCE A RICH, VIBRANT AND DIVERSE CULTURE WHEN THEY STUDY IN PEEL
Both Mississauga and Brampton have a vibrant cultural environment and we celebrate our diversity in our schools. This encourages cultural immersion and exchange, shaping international students into cultural ambassadors with a greater understanding of the world. Our schools are a warm and welcoming environment for all students where our differences are recognized, celebrated and understood.
THE PDSB IS RECOGNIZED FOR OUR F0CUS AND VISION FOR MODERN LEARNING IN OUR SCHOOLS
Peel's Empowering Modern Learners vision has been a cornerstone of Teaching and Learning in Peel DSB classrooms. Educators have embraced innovative practices that foster learning experiences that meet the needs of the students and families within an ever-changing social context. We focus on instructional strategies that take into consideration student learning needs along with assessment practices that are equitable, transparent and focused on student achievement. Our classrooms foster critical thought, adaptability and innovation.
OUR FOCUS ON STUDENT WELL-BEING PROVIDES EXTENSIVE WRAP-AROUND 360 DEGREE SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS
In the PDSB we believe in educating and supporting the whole student to ensure inclusion and success for all. From our World of Wow Orientation, school clubs and groups, dedicated Department Heads to oversee each site, certified and professional Settlement Workers, to world-class Teachers and Guidance Counsellors we ensure the whole student is supported.