Month: March 2013

School Closed Good Friday

Our offices will be closed Friday (March 29th) for the Easter holiday, and will reopen Monday (April 1st) at 8:30am EST.

4個從西方文化學會的舉止 4 manners I learnt from the western culture!

I really loved reading this blogger's smart observations on Western culture, and I want to share with all of you. Perhaps many people living abroad in Canada for the first time can relate to these very polite customs! ~ Harrison

Why Homestays Are Awesome

Watch English TV shows! Listen to English music! Read English news sites! There is a lot of great advice for students who want to improve their English fluency while studying in Canada.  My advice is if you want to put some real power into your Canadian academic English experience…you need…

CultureWorks wins Business of the Year!

With over 1,100 local community leaders in attendance, CultureWorks was named Medium Business of the Year winner during Wednesday night’s event at the London Convention Centre. “Being recognized for our students’ and team’s contribution to London is extremely meaningful” says Tina Bax, Founder and President “I’m proud and grateful to…

A Man of Many Hats ~ An Interview with Trevor van Peppen, CultureWorks Ottawa Director

Name: Trevor van Peppen Title: Director of Ottawa Campus, CultureWorks Best Canadian Musician: Pianist Andre Laplante Q.  The idiom ‘to wear many hats’ is an appropriate one for you, Trevor.  You do wear many hats.  Out of all your projects as an educator, curriculum designer, and leader, which one are…

Canadian Weather, Whether Sun, Rain or Snow

Canadians don't live in igloos, we don't have winter 11 months a year, and we don't commute by dog sled.  Those are all myths!  We do, however, love to talk about the weather.  That’s because there are so many different kinds of weather, and it changes often.  This is especially…

Don’t Forget Your LIFE!

My family travelled a lot when I was growing up.  Africa, Malaysia, Pakistan, China and across Canada.  Don’t get the wrong idea ~ it’s not like the police were chasing us or anything.  My parents valued travelling as an important part of life, an important part of learning.  We had…

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