Mercan International Education
Mercan Education Booklet 2017-2018
Motivating, Educating, and Inspiring Young Women Since 1887. The “Trafalgar Institute” was founded in 1871 by Donald Ross who had the wisdom to see that girls should have the same educational opportunities as boys and who bequeathed the bulk of his estate for the establishment of the first English girls’ school in Montreal. Today, the school’s guiding principles include offering the highest educational standards to a multicultural and socio-economically diverse group of students. Trafalgar School for Girls is located on an officially designated historic property in downtown Montreal and is situated at the corner of Dr. Penfield Avenue and Simpson Street. Our downtown location enables girls to gain independence and confidence as they prepare for post-secondary studies. The school has an enrollment of 150 Secondary I – V students with an average class size of between 10 and 20 girls, depending on the subject and grade level. The student-teacher ratio is 8:1. Preparing young women for an increasingly complex world is a challenging and stimulating task. Small class sizes help to ensure that each student receives as much attention as she needs from our staff. A wide variety of extracurricular and cultural activities also help the girls to develop their […]
39 Elementary Schools, 7 Secondary Schools and 6 Alternative and Adult Continuing Education Sites. The Durham Catholic District School Board Shares a sense of community among families, educators and parishes, and is committed to integrating the teachings of the Gospel with quality educational programs that guide students in their journeys to meeting the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations. Located less than 60-minute drive from Toronto (Canada’s largest city), the Board currently serves approximately 21,000 students in various campuses.
Braemar College is a private secondary school located in downtown Toronto, near the University of Toronto. Our programs are designed to ensure students realize their academic, personal and social potential. The college provides support to each student to assist in admission to universities and colleges across North America, and indeed, across the ocean: our graduates have gone on to study in the United States of America, United Kingdom and other countries. Braemar College was founded in 1995 to assist students acquire, improve and perfect their academic skills in preparation for post-secondary studies. Both for local and international students, the college offers a context in which understanding, and becoming genuinely familiar with other cultures, histories and languages, is the norm. This is of crucial importance at the dawn of the 21st century, as economies globalize, and future opportunities increasingly arise in diverse places.
The University of Regina is a public research university located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Founded in 1911 as a private denominational high school of the Methodist Church of Canada, it began an association with the University of Saskatchewan as a junior college in 1925, and was disaffiliated by the Church and fully ceded to the University in 1934; in 1961 it attained degree-granting status as the Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan. It became an autonomous university in 1974. The University of Regina has an enrollment of over 12,000 full and part-time students. The university’s student newspaper, The Carillon, is a member of CUP. The University of Regina is well-reputed for having a focus on experiential learning and offers internships, professional placements and practicums in addition to cooperative education placements in 41 programs. This experiential learning and career-preparation focus was further highlighted when, in 2009 the University of Regina launched the UR Guarantee Program, a unique program guaranteeing participating students a successful career launch after graduation by supplementing education with experience to achieve specific educational, career and life goals. Partnership agreements with provincial crown corporations, government departments and private corporations have helped the University of Regina both place students […]