Tag: School

IELTS, TOEFL, CELPIP & CAEL: Which English test should you take?

Sooner or later, most English language learners need to take an official exam to show that their hard work has paid off. These English exams are many learners’ ticket to studying and working in Canada, and even to Canadian citizenship. Check out our list of the most popular English tests below, including what they are [...]

Where can I find an in-school language program for my child? 

Parents who want their children to learn a second language can choose a language program offered by or in partnership with Calgary schools. These programs teach most, if not all, classes  in the second language (German, Chinese, Spanish, French, Tagalog, or Arabic). However, the educational standard is the same as a regular English program. Remember [...]

Packing school lunches for kids with food allergies

Is your child, or someone you know, allergic to peanuts, almonds, hazelnuts, eggs, fish, or wheat? Chances are high that someone close to you has food allergies – and 1 in 2 Canadians knows someone with a serious food allergy. Serious food allergies are those that can cause severe physical reactions once the allergen is consumed. If your [...]

Where can my child learn in Filipino (Tagalog)?

The Philippine Cultural Centre Foundation, together with Alberta Education, the Calgary Catholic School Board, the Edmonton Catholic School Board, and the Filipino Canadian Saranay Association of Edmonton, offer a 3-year program that exposes students to Filipino language and culture. This course is offered in addition to, not instead of, regular K-12 education. Classes are held […]