Learn how to connect and lead in a global society through opportunities including: partnerships, exchange opportunities and 1 to 2 day intensive language learning events, participation in an international youth summit, international travel opportunities or completion of an international certificate (https://sites.google.com/a/educbe.ca/global-learning/products-services).
International students are welcomed to Robert Thirsk High School to pursue their high school academic requirements or to improve their English language proficiency. International students can expect high quality education with opportunities to participate in clubs and sports teams. Also, a variety of experiential trips to learn about the natural beauty and history of southern Alberta and the Rocky Mountains. For more information, please visit the following link: http://cbeinternational.ca/
Aboriginal Studies 10/20/30
Students will build an understanding of diverse Aboriginal cultures within Alberta, Canada, and the world. As students’ progress in their understanding, they will reflect on the connections and changes made to the aboriginal cultures by government policies, treaties, and the residential school systems. Students will explore what Reconciliation means in Canada today. Prerequisite: None
English Language Learning
ELL students may be required to complete an English language assessment upon arrival in order to determine their language proficiency level and ELL class placement. The focus of all levels is to develop English communication skills including reading, writing, listening and speaking. Students also explore Canadian culture and academic. Advancing to the next level is dependent upon the student mastering the language requirements.