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​Ms. Julia Petersen, Principal

For the last 12 years, Julia Petersen has been working in the Canadian education system as an Ontario certified teacher where she specialized in mathematics and special education. Having worked in numerous schools throughout Toronto Ontario, she has had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of learners from a variety of age groups and cultural backgrounds. 


Having studied herself in the Ontario education system, Ms. Petersen obtained an honours degree in Cultural Studies from York University and completed her Bachelor of Education through the University of Windsor where she was certified from both Elementary and Secondary studies. As a certified Principal, she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of families. These experiences have helped her to recognize the importance of establishing ongoing and open lines of communication between families, educators and administrators. She has made it a priority to be accessible to all of those in her charge in an effort to enrich the learning experience and to support students in their ongoing success.

Mr. Grant Jennings, Teacher

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Grant Jennings is a high school teacher in Ontario.  He has taught Mathematics, French, and English for 25 years, in Canada, Asia, and Europe.  In his classes, students learn to enjoy studying languages, to explore hobbies that help them become effective communicators, and to develop a mindset that prepares them for success in academics and life in English-speaking schools.  As a Mandarin speaker, he understands the challenges of learning new languages.  When he is not teaching, he enjoys writing fiction, playing guitar, practising Taiji and Kungfu, and enjoying time with his young family.

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​Mr. Terence Tam,

Head of Program Development (Music)

Mr. Terence Tam was born in Hong Kong. He first learned violin at the age of seven at the Hong Kong Music Office. He was accepted as a violin student by the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts in his childhood under the mentorship of Ms. Alice Walton. He has garnered the third prize at The HKSMSA 1989 Violin Duets. Mr Tam then continued his violin training all the way through to his university life, he was appointed the concert master of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Orchestra.


After Mr Tam’s graduation from university, he became a professional violin performer. He was a freelance violinist with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and the New Philharmonic of Hong Kong. Besides performing on stage Mr Tam has also started to teach children to play violin at the Yip's Children Choir and Good Hope Primary School. He has over a decade of experience conducting orchestras and worked as Assistant Music Officer in the Hong Kong Music Office of Leisure and Cultural Services Department in this capacity; he was also the conductor of New Territories Youth String Orchestra and Kowloon Youth String Orchestra.


Mr. Tam has extensive experience in both violin performance and teaching. He has taught a lot of teenagers to play violin and his students garnered many achievements in music. His students are prize winners of various music competition such as Hong Kong School Music Festival and Hong Kong Young Musician of The Year.

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We strive to provide an interesting and personal interactive learning experience to all students so that their learning experience can be more efficient and effective.


We also provide a series of exchanges, cultural, musical, and other specialty summer programs for both students and parents to experience. Here families can experience the Canadian education environment as well as the local culture.


All courses being offered are taught with the mindset of preparation for the student’s potential study abroad or immigration to improve on both their language ability as well as understanding of the local culture.

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