Global Studies

Global Studies

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

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.

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We were pleased to host Ministers Nicolaides and LaGrange at @BownessHighCBE today for the announcement of Apprenticeship Day in Alberta. Culinary student Evan provided a tour of the industrial kitchen at the school. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/8mNsyla2oV

RT @tuscany_cbe: Setting up our display at @yyCBEdu Education Centre which illustrates our journey of ahsokiniksii (to be wisely aware & to notice deeply) & ohkakiiyosit (when knowledge branches out). Ss created land-art to demonstrate their learning. #landbasedlearning @Indigenous_cbe @CbeArea1 https://t.co/OdJ4MvEXpg

There are no classes for CBE students on Friday, Sept. 23 because it’s a system-wide non-instructional day. Have a fun, safe long weekend! #WeAreCBE https://t.co/kJIWeVbOFn

RT @cranston_school: Grade threes are building their knowledge of the Holistic Lifelong Learning Framework! #wearecbe @Indigenous_cbe https://t.co/2U2iaLHG4c

RT @CPCobras: Oki O’ko! Today is the first day of autumn, also known as the fall equinox. The sun and moon will share the sky equally today. What are some signs that nature provides us to signal the change in season? #okioko #WeAreCBE https://t.co/S5pEvaGAa8