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Personalized learning: Celebrating and nurturing each learner’s passions, interests and skills

September 28th, 2020|Our Approach|

At SelfDesign®, passions are important and in every moment, children are encouraged to explore their interests. It’s not something that has to wait for after school or weekends, it’s a part of each and every day. Learn more about personalized learning at SelfDesign, and how our model encourages individuality and nurtures each learner’s passions, interests and skills.

SelfDesign shares its expertise in building meaningful relationships with learners online

September 25th, 2020|Education Innovation|

This fall, many schools are incorporating online and remote learning into their offerings, and many families are seeking to support their school-aged children in the new learning environment. To help both navigate this new reality, SelfDesign® has collaborated with Cognia, the world’s largest education improvement organization, to share our expertise in building meaningful relationships with learners online.

Relationship, trust and support: SelfDesign supports learning in challenging times

September 17th, 2020|Who We Are|

SelfDesign® Family Services provides resources and supports to help learners and families when events or situations interfere with learning. Within Family Services, members of the Contact Assistance Team – referred to as CAT – are experienced in working with learners in kindergarten to grade 12, including learners who receive Support Education services.

SelfDesign is part of a nationwide network of schools seeking to further reconciliation

September 11th, 2020|Our Approach|

As part of its commitment to furthering reconciliation and intercultural understanding and respect, SelfDesign® became a member of the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack foundation’s Legacy School network in 2019, joining a community of more than 1,600 legacy schools across Canada and linking to funding, educational resources and opportunities that advance reconciliation.

Support, freedom to explore, community and self-belief

September 4th, 2020|Our Approach|

SelfDesign® provided the tools for learner Maia, to write and publish her first novel on Amazon! Maia credits this tremendous accomplishment to her work ethic, drive and persistence to succeed in her craft. According to Maia, this achievement also wouldn't have been possible without the support of her learning consultants and learning specialists in grades 10–12.

Family Services: There to support families and learners on their learning journey

August 25th, 2020|Who We Are|

Providing support for learners and their families enrolled in SelfDesign® Learning Community is essential to ensuring their learning journeys are successful. Discover how the SelfDesign's Family Services team are committed to offering integrated and holistic support for learners and their families as they engage in their educational programs.

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